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Statue of Gustav II Adolf in Gothenburg
Sweden under Gustav II Adolf enters the war .
Title page of a print with the content of the Lübeck Peace
Denmark gets out with the Lübeck peace .
Friedrich Heinrich at the siege of 's-Hertogenbosch (Pauwels van Hillegaert, 1631)
Friedrich Heinrich von Oranien conquers the city of 's-Hertogenbosch for the Netherlands in the Eighty Years War .
1629 in other calendars
Armenian calendar 1077/78 (turn of the year July)
Ethiopian calendar 1621/22 (September 10-11)
Bengali solar calendar 1034/35 (beginning of April 14th or 15th)
Buddhist calendar 2172/73 (southern Buddhism); 2171/72 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )
Chinese calendar 72nd (73rd) cycle

Year of the Earth-Snake己巳 ( at the beginning of the year Earth-Dragon 戊辰)

Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam) 991/992 (turn of the year April)
Dangun era (Korea) 3962/63 (October 2/3)
Iranian calendar 1007/08 (around March 21)
Islamic calendar 1038/39 (August 20/21)
Jewish calendar 5389/90 (September 17/18)
Coptic calendar 1345/46 (September 10-11)
Malayalam calendar 804/805
Seleucid era Babylon: 1939/40 (turn of the year April)

Syria: 1940/41 (turn of the year October)

Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar) 1685/86 (April)


Politics and world events


American colonies

John Winthrop




Visual arts

  • The Dutch painter Judith Leyster , one of the few painters of the Golden Age , paints her first signed pictures: The funny reveler and serenade .

Music and theater


On June 28th, as a result of the conquest of La Rochelle the previous year , Cardinal Richelieu issued the Alès edict of grace directed against the Huguenots . In it, all security places previously granted in the Edict of Nantes are canceled. The Protestant armies are disbanded and their fortifications razed. National church meetings of the Huguenots can only take place with the consent of the king. The political defeat of the Huguenots is not used for forced conversions, however, the existence of Protestants on French soil is temporarily tolerated.

Jesus fummy

In Japan, fummies ( step pictures ) are used for the first time to expose supporters of the forbidden religion of Christianity . Anyone who is suspected of belonging to the Christian religion must publicly trample these images.


Replica of the Batavia


First half of the year

Christiaan Huygens, 1671

Second half of the year

Exact date of birth unknown


First half of the year

Second half of the year

Exact date of death unknown

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