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  • Stadhouder Prins Willem IIStadhouder Prins Willem II (Huis van Oranje) was from 1647 till 1650 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
  • Eighty Years' War: The Treaty of Münster and Osnabrück is signed, ending the conflict between the Netherlands and Spain.
  • Colonel Pride of the New Model Army purges the Long Parliament of MPs sympathetic to King Charles I of England, in order for the King's trial to go ahead; came to be known as "Pride's Purge".
  • Construction of the Red Fort at Delhi is completed.


Born on August 22
Died on August 22

Names that were popular for boys in 1648
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Joannes
  • Johannes
  • Petrus
  • Jacob
  • Jean
  • Pieter
  • Johann
  • Willem
  • Gerrit
  • John
  • Thomas
  • Adrianus
  • Pierre
Names that were popular for girls in 1648
  • Maria
  • Anna
  • Elisabeth
  • Catharina
  • Joanna
  • Marie
  • Neeltje
  • Elizabeth
  • Cornelia
  • Mary
  • Johanna
  • Anne
  • Jannetje
  • Margaretha
  • Catherine