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Heads of State · Nekrolog

Christian Schybi
Christian Schybi leads Lucerne's subjects in the Swiss Peasants' War .
Oliver Cromwell dissolves the rump parliament
Oliver Cromwell forcibly dissolves
the rump parliament .
Sea battle at Scheveningen
The sea ​​battle at Scheveningen is the final battle of
the First Anglo-Dutch War .
1653 in other calendars
Armenian calendar 1101/02 (turn of the year July)
Ethiopian calendar 1645/46 (September 10-11)
Bengali solar calendar 1058/59 (beginning of April 14th or 15th)
Buddhist calendar 2196/97 (southern Buddhism); 2195/96 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )
Chinese calendar 72nd (73rd) cycle

Year of the water snake癸巳 ( at the beginning of the year water dragon 壬辰)

Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam) 1015/16 (turn of the year April)
Dangun era (Korea) 3986/87 (October 2/3)
Iranian calendar 1031/32
Islamic calendar 1063/64 (November 21-22)
Jewish calendar 5413/14 (September 21/22)
Coptic calendar 1369/70 (September 10-11)
Malayalam calendar 828/829
Seleucid era Babylon: 1963/64 (turn of the year April)

Syria: 1964/65 (turn of the year October)

Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar) 1709/10 (April)


Politics and world events

Anglo-Dutch War

Sea battle near Livorno , Willem Hermansz van Diest

Commonwealth of England

Swiss peasant war

Scenes of the Swiss Peasant War
Execution of 7 insurgents on the
Gellert in Basel

Holy Roman Empire

Other events in Europe

American colonies


  • The ship De Sperwer of the Dutch East India Company (VOC) on its way to Japan is shipwrecked off the island of Jeju-do . The 36 survivors, including the accountant Hendrik Hamel , are arrested by the local governor and taken to the mainland in the capital Seoul on the orders of the king . They are forbidden to leave the country, but they are assigned various tasks that allow them to get to know the country and its people.


science and technology


Visual arts

The three crosses

Music and theater

Jesus, my confidence in the practice Pietatis melica 1653


  • The recipe for a Linz cake in the cookbook by Countess Anna Margarita Sagramosa from Verona is considered the oldest written cake recipe in the world.



Historical maps and views

Poland 1653


First half of the year

Second half of the year

Exact date of birth unknown


First half of the year

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Exact date of death unknown

Died around 1653

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