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Heads of State · Nekrolog

The beheading of Charles I (contemporary German pressure)
Charles I of England is beheaded for high treason .
Sobornoe Uloschenie
Tsar Alexei I issues the Sobornoje Uloschenije collection of laws .
Cromwell as a general around 1649;  Painting by Robert Walker
Oliver Cromwell begins retaking Ireland .
1649 in other calendars
Armenian calendar 1097/98 (turn of the year July)
Ethiopian calendar 1641/42 (September 10-11)
Bengali solar calendar 1054/55 (beginning of April 14th or 15th)
Buddhist calendar 2192/93 (southern Buddhism); 2191/92 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )
Chinese calendar 72nd (73rd) cycle

Year of the Earth- Ox 己丑 ( at the beginning of the year Earth-Rat 戊子)

Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam) 1011/12 (turn of the year April)
Dangun era (Korea) 3982/83 (October 2/3)
Iranian calendar 1027/28
Islamic calendar 1058/59 (January 14-15)
Jewish calendar 5409/10 (September 6-7)
Coptic calendar 1365/66 (September 10-11)
Malayalam calendar 824/825
Seleucid era Babylon: 1959/60 (turn of the year April)

Syria: 1960/61 (turn of the year October)

Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar) 1705/06 (April)


Politics and world events

British Islands

English Civil War
Death sentence on Charles I with the seals of the 59 signatories
Commonwealth Flag (1649-1651)
Irish Confederation Wars / Reclaiming Ireland


Louis XIV as a five year old



Holy Roman Empire

Karl I. Ludwig




science and technology


Visual arts

Nicolas Poussin: Study for the Painting, Louvre, Paris

Music and theater

Title page of the libretto


Christianity in the American Colonies

Maryland Tolerance Act

Christianity in Europe

Buddhism in Tibet


Historical maps and views

The Dutch town of IJzendijke 1649


First half of the year

Second half of the year

Exact date of birth unknown

Born around 1649


First half of the year

King Charles I of England, 1631

Second half of the year

Exact date of death unknown

Web links

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