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Born on Tuesday May 20, 1636
Died on Tuesday May 20, 1636



Born on May 20

Died on May 20

Names that were popular for boys in 1636
  1. Jan
  2. Cornelis
  3. Joannes
  4. Jean
  5. Pierre
  6. Pieter
  7. Willem
  8. Petrus
  9. Jacob
  10. Thomas
  11. John
  12. Johannes
  13. Jacques
  14. Gerrit
  15. Leendert
  16. Hendrik
Names that were popular for girls in 1636
  1. Maria
  2. Anna
  3. Marie
  4. Catharina
  5. Jeanne
  6. Elisabeth
  7. Neeltje
  8. Joanna
  9. Elizabeth
  10. Mary
  11. Anne
  12. Cornelia
  13. Françoise
  14. Trijntje
  15. Louise
  16. Catherine

Source: Wikipedia Historical context 1636
  • Stadhouder Prins Frederik Hendrik (Huis van Oranje) was from 1625 till 1647 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
  • March 26 » Utrecht University is founded in the Netherlands.
  • April 30 » Eighty Years' War: Dutch Republic forces recapture a strategically important fort from Spain after a nine-month siege.
  • October 4 » Thirty Years' War: The Swedish Army defeats the armies of Saxony and the Holy Roman Empire at the Battle of Wittstock.
  • October 28 » The Massachusetts Bay Colony votes to establish a theological college, which would later become Harvard University.
  • December 13 » The Massachusetts Bay Colony organizes three militia regiments to defend the colony against the Pequot Indians. This organization is recognized today as the founding of the National Guard of the United States.