This page relates to the year 1624 Gregorian Calendrier.
- May 8th, Brazil: The Dutch fleet of the admiral Heyn seizes Bahia, which will be reconquered in February 1625 by an army made up of Portuguese forces, Spanish and Indian.
- After the catch of Bahia, the Dutch commander publishes a proclamation guaranteeing protection and religious liberty with all those which would be subjected to the new government.
- May: 30 families of the Spanish Netherlands, mainly Walloon, arrive for New York. 8 colonists will unload with the southern point of the island of Manhattan to build a fort there. The island will be baptized “New Amsterdam”.
- Canada: Died of Charles de Biencourt, wire of Poutrincourt, which marks one period of confusion and interior dissension with Port-Royal (Acadie). Open fight enters the parties of Charles of the Tower and the sior of Aulnay-Charnisay. A score of families only are established with Quebec.
Taken Saint-Christophe. The English occupy of the islands in the the Caribbean.
- the Dutchmen settle in Guyana.
- the Portuguese Jesuit Antonio de Andrada crosses the Himalayan chain by the west and enters to the Tibet. It is received by the king of Guge in the royal city of Tsaparang. This one, interested by its religion, authorizes it to found a mission and to build a Church (1626).
- Creation of the Company of the Portuguese Indies with an aim of striking the maritime power of the Dutchmen. But the lack of appropriations and especially the opposition of the municipal authorities of Goa do not enable him to develop. Criticized as of 1632, it is liquidated shortly after.
- Taiwan is occupied by the Dutchmen (fine in 1662). Creation of forts with Anping (strong Zeelandia) with Tainan (strong Providentia),
- the England declares the war with the Spain (fine in 1630).
- Albert de Wallenstein becomes general of the imperial ones.
- June: Treaty of Compiegne between the France and the United Provinces against the Spain.
- August 27th: Beginning of the Head office of Breda (fine on June 5th, 1625). Resumption of the war to the Netherlands.
- September 19th: Michel Romanov wife the princess Marie Dolgorouki. She dies a few months later and the tsar will marry in 1625 Eudoxie Strechniev, girl of an obscure gentleman.
- November: Occupation or “release” of the Valteline by the French troops of the Marquis de Cœuvre with the detriment of the pope and Spain (end in February 1625). The Valteline passes by again under the authority of the Protestant Grisons.
January 2nd: Disgrace of Brûlart de Sillery and Puisieux.
- January 6th: Etienne Ier d' Aligre becomes Minister of Justice of France.
- April 29th: Richelieu enters to the council of in top.
- August 13rd: Richelieu takes the direction of the council of in top after the arrest of the superintendent of finances Vieuville. The father Joseph becomes his advised intimate (its 3eminence grise). Beginning of the administration of Richelieu in France (end in 1642).
- September 5th: Treaty of Saint-Germain-in-Bush hammer. Alliance of the Protestants and the English.
- October 3rd: Etienne Ier d' Aligre becomes Chancelier of France.
Arts & cultures
- Lettres of Jean Guez de Balzac, which brings the celebrity to him, published of 1624 with 1654.
- posthumous Publication of the Memories of Philippe Duplessis-Mornay (1624-1625).
- Theophilus de Viau defends poetic and right freedom with happiness.
- Das Buch von DER deutschen Poeterey of Martin Opitz.
- Samuel Scheidt composes of the parts for organ ( Tabulatura nova ).
- Frans Halls painted “ the rider smiling ”.
- Nicolas Poussin is fixed at Rome and painted “ Écho and Narcisse ”.
- the drinkers , fabric of Vélasquez.
- Pierre de Cortone paints the frescos of the church Santa Bibiana to Rome (1624 - 1626).
- Bernin constructs the frontage of the church Santa Bibiana and succeeds Carlo Maderno with the direction of the building site of Saint-Pierre of Rome.
- the baldachin of Saint-Pierre of Bernin (fine in 1633).
- House of the Clock in Louvre (Jacques the Draper).
- Cloister of the Valley-of-Grace.
- Rebuilding of the Temple of Beopjusa, one of most beautiful of Korea, a Buddhist temple going back to 553, destroyed by the Japan board in 1592.
Sciences & technology
- In England appears the legal protection of the patents.
- the chemist Van Helmont names “Gas” the incompressible fluids.
Economy & company
- France: Strong taxation imposed by Richelieu (1624 - 1625). The salt consumption, ascending since 1600, reaches a maximum or drops (1624 - 1632).
- sumptuary Laws in Spain.
- Collapse of the groundage to Venice of 77% between 1601 - 1609 and 1624 - 1632.
Births in 1624
July: George Fox, founder of the community of the Quakers
- August 25th: François of Aix of the Chair, confessor of the king Louis XIV († January 20th 1709)
- November 3rd: Jean d' Estrées, count then duke of Estrées. († May 19th 1707).
Death in 1624
- February 17th: Juan de Mariana of Reina, historian Spanish Jesuit, with Tolède (born in 1536), author of a History of Spain and De Rege and governed institutione .
- November 17th: Jacob Boehme, German theosophist.
- December 5th: Gaspard Bauhin, botanist and Swiss anatomist (° 1560).
- December 26th: Simon Marius, German astronomer (° January 10th 1573)
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