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Born on Sunday June 12, 1639
Died on Sunday June 12, 1639



Born on June 12

Died on June 12

Names that were popular for boys in 1639
  1. Jan
  2. Jean
  3. Joannes
  4. Pieter
  5. Cornelis
  6. Pierre
  7. Jacob
  8. Petrus
  9. John
  10. Johannes
  11. Thomas
  12. Willem
  13. Hendrik
  14. Jacques
  15. Gerrit
  16. Leendert
Names that were popular for girls in 1639
  1. Maria
  2. Anna
  3. Marie
  4. Catharina
  5. Elisabeth
  6. Jeanne
  7. Mary
  8. Joanna
  9. Neeltje
  10. Elizabeth
  11. Catherine
  12. Anne
  13. Cornelia
  14. Marguerite
  15. Margaretha
  16. Trijntje

Source: Wikipedia Historical context 1639
  • Stadhouder Prins Frederik Hendrik (Huis van Oranje) was from 1625 till 1647 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
  • January 14 » The "Fundamental Orders", the first written constitution that created a government, is adopted in Connecticut.
  • March 13 » Harvard College is named after clergyman John Harvard.
  • April 14 » Imperial forces are defeated by the Swedes at the Battle of Chemnitz. The Swedish victory prolongs the Thirty Years' War and allows them to advance into Bohemia.
  • August 22 » Madras (now Chennai), India, is founded by the British East India Company on a sliver of land bought from local Nayak rulers.