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Heads of State
Year of the Wood Dragon甲辰( at the beginning of the year, water - hare癸卯)
Syria: 1915/16 ( the year in October )
- 2.1 January to May
- 2.2 from June to December
- 2.3 Exact date of birth unknown
Politics and World Affairs
Eighty Years' War
More Events in Europe
- With the victory Burger comparison ends a centuries -simmering dispute over the country's sovereignty in the kingdom rule Homburg.
- In the train Libellvertrag is closed, which regulates the relationship between town and country writing.
- The French colonize French Guiana.
Science and Technology
- October 9: The 1604 supernova was discovered by Ilario Altobelli in Verona and Raffaello Gualterotti in Florence. The next day, also Chinese astronomers observe a supernova.
- The German physician and mathematician Magnus levels are in Rostock out his book Thesaurus rerum Selectarum magnarum, dignarum, utilium, marinus, per genere human. In this he talks about various projects and describes the theoretical conditions in the construction of airships, submarines, ship bridges, automatic firearms, waterworks and stoves, as well as the art of memory.
- The Biblioteca Angelica in Rome is founded.
- The University Library of Greifswald is established.
- Count Louis II of Nassau founded the Ludwig Gymnasium in Saarbrücken.
- The Italian Baroque painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio completed his work, the Entombment of Christ. His work in oil on canvas is for the church of Santa Maria in Vallicella painted in Rome, where it serves as an altarpiece.
- William Shakespeare wrote the comedy Measure for Measure ( Measure for Measure ).
- March: Richard Bancroft is Archbishop of Canterbury.
- The Monguor Monastery Gönlung Champa Ling is founded.
- The Magdeburg cathedral vicar and theologian Georgius Koppehele founded the George Koppehele'sche Family Foundation.
- In his work Naometria the humanist Simon Studion makes predictions about the future course of world history.
January to May
- April 3: Bodo von Hodenberg, German civil servant and poet († 1650)
- April 5: Charles IV, Duke of Lorraine († 1675)
- Mai: Abdurrahman Hibri, Ottoman poet and historian († 1658 or 1659)
June to December
- June 4: Claudia de Medici, Archduchess of Austria and Princess of land Tirol († 1648)
- June 17: Maurice of Nassau, governor of Dutch Brazil († 1679 )
- 28 June: Heinrich Albert, song writer and composer († 1651)
- June 30: Margarete Elisabeth of Leiningen- Westerburg, Countess of Leiningen and regent of Hesse- Homburg ( † 1667)
- August 4: François Hedelin, French writer theoretician of the theater († 1676 )
- August 16 Bernhard of Saxe- Weimar, military commander in the Thirty Years' War ( † 1639 )
- November 3: Osman II, sultan of the Ottoman Empire († 1622)
- NOV 7: Christoph Tinctorius, German physician († 1662)
- November 26: Johann Bach, eldest son of Hans Bach, brother of Christopher, and of Heinrich Bach ( † 1673 )
Exact date of birth unknown
- Francesco Foggia, Italian composer of the Baroque († 1688)
- Johann van Galen, German - Dutch admiral († 1653)
- January 4: Ferenc Nadasty, Hungarian nobleman, " the Black Knight ", husband of Elizabeth Báthory (* 1555)
- January 11: Johann Adam von Bickenbach, Archbishop and Elector of Mainz (* 1564)
- JANUARY 23: Melchior Junius, German humanist and rhetorician (* 1545 )
- April 20: Better Georg, German Protestant theologian (* 1544)
- MAY 5: Claudio Merulo, Italian composer and organist (* 1533)
- MAY 23: Peter Ernst Mansfeld, governor of the Netherlands and Brussels (* 1517)