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Born on Friday May 17, 1624
Died on Friday May 17, 1624



Born on May 17

Died on May 17

Names that were popular for boys in 1624
  1. Jan
  2. Cornelis
  3. Joannes
  4. Jean
  5. John
  6. Jacob
  7. Petrus
  8. Pierre
  9. Pieter
  10. Thomas
  11. Johannes
  12. Willem
  13. William
  14. François
  15. Johan
  16. Hendrik
Names that were popular for girls in 1624
  1. Maria
  2. Anna
  3. Catharina
  4. Marie
  5. Elisabeth
  6. Elizabeth
  7. Joanna
  8. Jeanne
  9. Mary
  10. Anne
  11. Marguerite
  12. Margaretha
  13. Barbara
  14. Cornelia
  15. Trijntje
  16. Neeltje

Source: Wikipedia Historical context 1624
  • Stadhouder Prins Maurits (Huis van Oranje) was from 1585 till 1625 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
  • January 28 » Sir Thomas Warner founds the first British colony in the Caribbean, on the island of Saint Kitts.
  • June 10 » Signing of the Treaty of Compiègne between France and the Netherlands.
  • August 12 » The president of Louis XIII of France's royal council is arrested, leaving Cardinal Richelieu in the role of the King's principal minister.
  • August 13 » The French king Louis XIII appoints Cardinal Richelieu as prime minister.