|Centuries:||16th century - 17th century - 18th century|
|Decades:|| 1570s 1580s 1590s - 1600s - 1610s 1620s 1630s
|Years:||1602 1603 1604 - 1605 - 1606 1607 1608|
|1605 in topic:|
|Subjects: Archaeology – Architecture –|
|Art – Literature – Music – Science|
|Leaders: State leaders – Colonial governors|
|Category: Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Births – Deaths – Works|
Events of 1605
January - June
- April 1 - Pope Leo XI succeeds Pope Clement VIII as the 232nd pope.
- April 13 - Tsar Boris Godunow dies - Feodor II accedes to the throne.
- April 16 - In England, John Winthrop, later governor of the future Massachusetts Bay Colony, marries his first wife (of 4), Mary Forth, daughter of John Forth, of Great Stambridge.
- May 16 - Pope Paul V succeeds Pope Leo XI as the 233rd pope.
- June 1 - Russian troops in Moscow imprison Feodor II and his mother. They are later executed.
- June 20 - Pretender Dmitri and his supporters march to Moscow. He is crowned the next day.
July - December
- July 30 - Pretender Dmitri is crowned officially tsar Dmitri II.
- September 27 - Swedish armies defeated by the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth in the Battle of Kircholm
- October 27 - Spanish troops of General Spinola occupy Wachtendonk
- November 5 - Gunpowder Plot: A plot by to blow up the English Houses of Parliament is foiled when Sir Thomas Knyvet, a justice of the peace, finds Guy Fawkes in a cellar below the Parliament building and orders a search of the area. Records show 36 barrels of gunpowder were found and Fawkes was arrested for trying to kill King James I of England and the members who were scheduled to sit together in Parliament the next day.
- Polish troops occupy Moscow
- The first half of Miguel de Cervantes's Don Quixote is published.
- Pope Leo XI is elected, but dies before the year is out.
- Tokugawa Ieyasu abdicates as shogun of Japan, becoming Ogosho. His son Tokugawa Hidetada succeeds him to the office.
- English colony founded on Barbados
- French Huguenot refugees settle in Dublin and Waterford
- De Nieuwe Tijdinghen, Dutch proto-newspaper
- In Strassburg, the world's first newspaper is published by Johann Carolus (October).
|Gregorian calendar||1605 |
|Ab urbe condita||2358|
|Armenian calendar||1054 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-239 – -238|
|Coptic calendar||1321 – 1322|
|Ethiopian calendar||1597 – 1598|
|Hebrew calendar||5365 – 5366|
|- Vikram Samvat||1660 – 1661|
|- Shaka Samvat||1527 – 1528|
|- Kali Yuga||4706 – 4707|
|Iranian calendar||983 – 984|
|Islamic calendar||1013 – 1014|
|- Imperial Year||Kōki 2265|
|Thai solar calendar||2148|
- April 8 - King Philip IV of Spain (d. 1665)
- April 18 - Giacomo Carissimi, Italian composer (d. 1674)
- May 7 - Patriarch Nikon, Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church (d. 1681)
- June - Thomas Randolph, English poet and dramatist (d. 1635)
- July 29 - Simon Dach, Prussian lyrical poet and writer of hymns (d. 1659)
- August - Bulstrode Whitelocke, English lawyer and parliamentarian (d. 1675)
- August 8 - Cæcilius Calvert, colonial Governor of Maryland (d. 1675)
- August 18 - Henry Hammond, English churchman (d. 1660)
- September 12 - William Dugdale, English antiquary (d. 1686)
- September 28 - Ismael Bullialdus, French astronomer (d. 1694)
- October 19 - Sir Thomas Browne English physician and philosopher (d. 1682)
- October 22 - Frédéric Maurice de La Tour d'Auvergne, prince of the independent principality of Sedan (d. 1652)
- November 4 - William Habington, English poet (d. 1654)
- December 12 - Hans Christoff von Königsmarck, Swedish-German soldier (d. 1663)
- December 23 - Tianqi Emperor, Ming emperor of China (d. 1627)
- date unknown
- William Berkeley, governor of Virginia (d. 1677)
- John Gauden, English bishop and writer (d. 1662)
- Nectarius of Jerusalem, Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem (d. 1680)
- Dominik Aleksander Kazanowski, Polish nobleman (d. 1648)
- Thomas Nabbes, English dramatist (d. c1645)
- Afanasy Ordin-Nashchokin, Russian statesman (d. 1680)
- Brynjólfur Sveinsson, Icelandic bishop and scholar (d. 1675)
- Jean-Baptiste Tavernier, French traveller and pioneer of trade with India (d. 1689)
- Francis Willoughby (d. 1666)
See also 1605 births.
- February 19 - Orazio Vecchi, Italian composer (b. 1550)
- March 5 - Pope Clement VIII (b. 1536)
- April 5 - Adam Loftus, English Catholic archbishop (b. c1533)
- April 6 - John Stow, English historian and antiquarian (b. 1525)
- April 13 - Boris Godunov, Tsar of Russia (b. 1551)
- April 27 - Pope Leo XI (b. 1535)
- June 3 - Jan Zamoyski, Polish nobleman (b. 1542)
- July 20 - Tsar Feodor II of Russia (b. 1589)
- September 11 - Sir Thomas Tresham, English politician (b. 1550)
- September 14 - Jan Tarnowski, Archbishop of Krakow (b. 1550)
- September 23 - Pontus de Tyard, French poet (b. c1521)
- September 24 - Manuel Mendes, Portuguese composer (b. 1547)
- October 13 - Theodore Beza, French theologian (b. 1519)
- October 15 - Akbar, Mogul Emperor (b. 1542)
- November 8 - Robert Catesby, English conspirator (b. 1573)
- November 10 - Ulissi Aldrovandi, Italian naturalist (b. 1522)
- December - Francis Tresham, English conspirator (b. 1567)
- December 29 - John Davis, English explorer (b. 1550)
- date unknown - Marek Sobieski, Polish nobleman (b. 1549)
See also 1605 deaths.
- Francis Bacon, Of the Proficience and Advancement of Learning, Divine and Humane.
- Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote.
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