What Happened In History Year 1634
Historical Events for the Year 1634
- 25th March » The first settlers arrive in Maryland.
- 4th July » The city of Trois-Rivières is founded in New France (now Quebec, Canada)
- 18th August » Urbain Grandier, accused and convicted of sorcery, is burned alive in Loudun, France.
- 11th October » The Burchardi flood – "the second Grote Mandrenke" killed around 15,000 men in North Friesland, Denmark and Germany.
- 11th November » Following pressure from Anglican bishop John Atherton, the Irish House of Commons passes 'An Act for the Punishment for the Vice of Buggery'.
Famous Birthdays in 1634
- 7th January » Adam Krieger, German composer (d. 1666)
- 16th January » Dorthe Engelbrechtsdatter, Norwegian poet (d. 1716)
- 25th January » Gaspar Fagel, Dutch diplomat (d. 1688)
- 18th March » Madame de La Fayette, French author (d. 1693)
- 26th March » Domenico Freschi, Italian priest and composer (d. 1710)
- 9th April » Countess Albertine Agnes of Nassau (d. 1696)
- 20th June » Charles Emmanuel II, Duke of Savoy (d. 1675)
- 14th July » Pasquier Quesnel, French theologian (d. 1719)
- 18th July » Johannes Camphuys, Dutch politician, Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies (d. 1695)
- 18th October » Luca Giordano, Italian painter (d. 1705)
- 23rd October » Hedvig Eleonora of Holstein-Gottorp (d. 1715)
Famous Deaths in History for 1634
- 25th February » Albrecht von Wallenstein, Austrian general and politician (b. 1583)
- 12th May » George Chapman, English poet and playwright (b. 1559)
- 15th May » Hendrick Avercamp, Dutch painter (b. 1585)
- 22nd June » Johann von Aldringen, Austrian field marshal (b. 1588)
- 25th June » John Marston (poet) e.g John Marston, English poet and playwright (b. 1576)
- 9th August » William Noy, English lawyer and judge (b. 1577)
- 18th August » Urbain Grandier, French priest (b. 1590)
- 3rd September » Edward Coke, English lawyer, judge, and politician, Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales (b. 1552)
- 29th December » John Albert Vasa, Polish cardinal (b. 1612)
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