1625 in History

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Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 27 Charles I, King Of England, Scotland & Ireland, ascends English throne

King of England Charles I
King of England
Charles I
  • Apr 7 Albrecht von Wallenstein appointed German supreme commander
  • May 1 Portuguese & Spanish expedition recaptures Salvador (Bahia)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 1 Prince Frederick Henry appointed viceroy of Holland

Prince of Orange Frederick Henry
Prince of Orange
Frederick Henry
  • May 11 Peasants besiege Frankenburg estate in Upper Austria
  • May 15 16 rebellious farmers hanged in Vocklamarkt, Upper-Austria
  • Jun 2 Prince Frederick Henry sworn in as viceroy of Holland/Zealand
  • Jun 5 Spanish troops under Spinola conquer Breda
  • Aug 6 Earl Earnest Casimir appointed as viceroy of Groningen
  • Aug 16 Earnest Casimir of Nassau-Dietz appointed viceroy of Drenthe
  • Sep 13 16 Rabbis (including Isiah Horowitz) are imprisoned in Jerusalem
  • Sep 24 Dutch attack San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Oct 8 Admiral George Villiers' fleet sails from Plymouth to Cadiz
  • Dec 9 Netherlands & England sign military treaty

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 6 Domenico Guidi, Italian sculptor
  • Jun 8 Giovanni D Cassini, Perinaldo, France, discoverer (4 moons of Saturn)
  • Jul 10 Jean Herauld Gourville, French adventurer (d. 1703)
  • Jul 27 Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich, English soldier, admiral and patron to Samuel Pepys, born in Barnwell (d. 1672)
  • Aug 13 Rasmus Bartholin, Danish physician, mathematician, and physicist (d. 1698)
  • Aug 14 François de Harlay de Champvallon, Archbishop of Paris (d. 1695)
  • Aug 20 Thomas Corneille, French playwright
  • Sep 24 Johan de Witt, statesman/advisor of Holland
  • Oct 4 Jacqueline Pascal, French child prodigy (d. 1661)
  • Nov 20 Artus II Quellinus "the Young", Flemish sculptor, baptised
  • Nov 20 Paulus Potter, Dutch painter (d. 1654)
  • Nov 30 Jean Domat, French jurist (d. 1696)
  • Dec 14 Barthélemy d'Herbelot de Molainville, French orientalist (d. 1695)

Weddings in History


HeartWedding of Interest

Apr 4 Viceroy Frederick Henry marries Amalia countess von Solms-Braunfels

Prince of Orange Frederick Henry
Prince of Orange
Frederick Henry

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 13 English king Charles I marries French princess Henriette

King of England Charles I
King of England
Charles I

Deaths in History

  • Jan 13 Pieter Bruegel "the Older", (Bloemenbruegel), Flemish painter, dies
  • Jan 27 Adriaen Valerius, notary/Neth Gedenck-clanck, dies at about 49
  • Mar 7 Johann Bayer, German astronomer (b. 1572)
  • Mar 25 Giambattista Marini, Italian poet (b. 1569)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Mar 27 James VI and I, Scottish born King of Scotland )1657-1625) and King of England and Ireland (1603-25), poet and author, dies at 58

King of Great Britain James I and VI
King of Great Britain
James I and VI
  • Mar 29 Antonio de Herrera y Tordesillas, Spanish historian (b. 1549)
  • Apr 23 Maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange, dies at 57
  • Apr 27 Mori Terumoto, Japanese warrior (b. 1553)
  • May 18 Francisco Gomez de Sandoval y Rojas, Spanish marquis of Denia, dies
  • Jun 1 Honoré d'Urfé, French writer (b. 1568)
  • Sep 6 Thomas Dempster, Scottish historian (b. 1579)
  • Sep 7 Rombout Hogerbeets, lawyer/pension executive of Lead, dies at 64
  • Sep 20 Heinrich Meibom, German historian and critic (b. 1555)
  • Oct 22 Kikkawa Hiroie, Japanese politician (b. 1561)
  • Nov 14 Giulio C Procaccini, Italian sculptor/painter, dies
  • Dec 9 Ubbo Emmius, [van Embden], Frisian humanist/historian, dies at 78