What Happened in 1634

Important Events

  • Oct 11 Burchardi flood - "the second Grote Mandrenke" kills about 15,000 in North Friesland, Denmark and Germany
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Famous People Born in 1634

  • Jan 7 Adam Krieger, German composer
  • Jan 16 Dorthe Engelbrechtsdatter, Norwegian poet (d. 1716)
  • Jan 25 Gaspar Fagel, Dutch statesman & writer, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1688)
  • Feb 22 Petrus "Pieter" van Schooten, fortress architect
  • Mar 16 Contessa Marie Madeleine La Fayette, novelist
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World Leaders in 1634

Famous People in 1634

Famous Deaths

  • Feb 15 Wilhelm Fabry, German surgeon (Father of German surgery), dies at 73
  • Feb 25 Albrecht von Wallenstein, German general and nobleman, murdered at 50
  • Feb 25 Van Friedland/Mecklenburg, general-admiral, dies at 50
  • May 12 George Chapman, English dramatist/interpreter, dies
  • May 15 Hendrick Avercamp, Dutch painter (b. 1585)
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