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What Happened in 1632

Historical Events in 1632

  • Feb 22 Galileo's "Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems" is published
  • Mar 29 Treaty of Saint-Germain is signed, returns Quebec to French control after the English seized it in 1629
  • Apr 15 Battle of Rain; Swedes under Gustavus Adolphus defeat Count Tilly of the Holy Roman Empire during the Thirty Years' War.
  • Apr 16 Albrecht von Wallenstein appointed supreme military commander of the Holy Roman Empire
  • May 25 Albrecht von Wallenstein recaptures Prague on Saksen
  • Jun 4 Prince Frederick Henry conquers Venlo
  • Jun 5 Prince Frederick Henry conquers Roermond
  • Jun 8 Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange, conquers Sittard
  • Jun 20 Britain grants 2nd Lord Baltimore rights to Chesapeake Bay area
  • Jul 22 Foundation laid in Madrid for Buen Retiro Palace for King Philip IV

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World Leaders in 1632