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Heads of State · Nekrolog

Jean-François Paul de Gondi, Cardinal de Retz
Cardinal de Retz is arrested as the
leader of the Fronde on the orders
of Louis XIV .
Karl Kaspar von der Leyen, illustration from a coronation diary from 1658
Karl Kaspar von der Leyen is promoted to Archbishop and Elector of Trier .
Main battles of the Anglo-Dutch War
The Anglo-Dutch War begins.
1652 in other calendars
Armenian calendar 1100/01 (turn of the year July)
Ethiopian calendar 1644/45 (September 10-11)
Bengali solar calendar 1057/58 (beginning of April 14th or 15th)
Buddhist calendar 2195/96 (southern Buddhism); 2194/95 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )
Chinese calendar 72nd (73rd) cycle

Year of the water dragon壬辰 ( at the beginning of the year metal rabbit 辛卯)

Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam) 1014/15 (turn of the year April)
Dangun era (Korea) 3985/86 (October 2/3)
Iranian calendar 1030/31
Islamic calendar 1062/63 (December 1st and 2nd)
Jewish calendar 5412/13 (September 2/3)
Coptic calendar 1368/69 (September 10-11)
Malayalam calendar 827/828
Seleucid era Babylon: 1962/63 (turn of the year April)

Syria: 1963/64 (turn of the year October)

Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar) 1708/09 (April)


Politics and world events

Anglo-Dutch War

England / Ireland


Cossack massacre of Polish prisoners after the Battle of Batoh

Holy Roman Empire




Dwejra Tower (sea side)


Cape Peninsula and Table Bay (left) with Robben Island
The Landing of Jan van Riebeeck,
historicizing painting by Charles Bell (1813–1882)


science and technology

The old Gothic town hall


The rapture of St. Theresa
The dance in the pub


Historical maps and views


First half of the year

Anton Domenico Gabbiani
Liselotte of the Palatinate

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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