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Years: 1613 1614 1615 - 1616 - 1617 1618 1619
1616 in topic:
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Category: EstablishmentsDisestablishments

Year 1616 (MDCXVI) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Monday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar).

Events of 1616[]

January - June[]

  • February 24 - A commission of Roman Catholic theologians, the "Qualifiers", reports that the idea that the Sun is stationary is "foolish and absurd in philosophy, and formally heretical since it explicitly contradicts in many places the sense of Holy Scripture..."
  • March 11 - Galileo Galilei meets Pope Paul V in person, to discuss his position.
  • May 3 - The Treaty of Loudun is signed, ending a series of rebellions in France.

July - December[]



1616 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1616

Ab urbe condita 2369
Armenian calendar 1065
Bahá'í calendar -228 – -227
Buddhist calendar 2160
Coptic calendar 1332 – 1333
Ethiopian calendar 1608 – 1609
Hebrew calendar 5376 5377
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1671 – 1672
 - Shaka Samvat 1538 – 1539
 - Kali Yuga 4717 – 4718
Holocene calendar 11616
Iranian calendar 994 – 995
Islamic calendar 1024 – 1025
Japanese calendar Genna 2

(元和 2年)

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2276
Julian calendar 1661
Korean calendar 3949
Thai solar calendar 2159
See also 1616 births.


See also 1616 deaths.


  1. ^ Arano, Yasunori. "The Formation of a Japanocentric World Order." International Journal of Asian Studies 2:2 (2005). p201.

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People of the year 1616 at Familypedia

68 people were born in 1616

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Child Allerton (1616-1616)John Allerton (1590-1621)
Mary Allerton (1616-1699)Isaac Allerton (1586-1658)Mary Norris (1588-1621)
Mary Elizabeth Appleton (1616-1676)John Appleton (1582-1638)Judith Everard (1598-1633)
Annesavis Barrat (1616-1677)John Barrat (1598-1638)Elizabeth DeTosberry (1595-1639)
Margaret Beech (1616-1664)Robert Beach (1572-1620)Agnes Bowker (1579-1643)
Thomas Bliss (c1616-1688)Thomas Bliss (1583-1650)Margaret Hulins (1595-1684)
Ruth Bower (1616-1687)George Bowers (1590-1656)Barbara Smythe (1596-1644)
Arent Andrieszen Bradt (1616-1663)Andries Arentse Bradt (c1578-aft1616)Aeffi Kinetis (c1584-aft1616)
Thomas William Bush (1616-1696)
Zsigmond Bánffy de Losoncz (1616-1654)Mihály Bánffy de Losoncz (1592-1644)Fruszina Károlyi de Nagykároly (1590-1626)
Caleb Carr (1616-1695)Benjamin Carr (1592-1672)Martha Hardington (1693-)
John Case (1616-1704)
Thomas Chaffee (1616-1683)Thomas Chaffee (1585-1648)Margaret Burgoyne (1585-1655)
Sarah Chandler (1622-1675)Roger Chandler (1587-1665)Isabella Chilton (1585-1665)
Redegon Clap (1616-1645)William Clapp (1561-1640)Johanna Channon (1570-1629)
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44 children were born to the 28 women born in 1616

33 people died in 1616

 FatherMotherAge at death
Child Allerton (1616-1616)John Allerton (1590-1621)
Agnes Hedwig von Anhalt (1573-1616)Joachim Ernst von Anhalt-Dessau (1536-1586)Eleonore von Württemberg (1552-1618)43
Axel Brahe (1550-1616)Otte Brahe (1518-1571)Beate Clausdatter Bille (1526-1605)66
Henry Cholmley (1556-1616)Richard Cholmley (1488-1563)Catherine Clifford (-)
George Cornell (1539-1616)George Cornell Sr.Margaret Dagnet
James Dunlop, 13th of that Ilk (c1570-1616)James Dunlop, 11th of that Ilk (c1528-1596)Elizabeth Hamilton of Orbieston
William Eddye (1562-1616)Thomas Eddye (1512-1578)Margaret Thomas (c1530-1600)54
Ellen Empson (1570-1616)Thomas Empson (1540-1595)Amy Amptyll (1548-1611)
Jeremiás Frivaldszky (c1587-c1616)János Frivaldszky (1545-1606)Rosina Kilian (c1550-c1605)
János Frivaldszky (1545-1606)Mátyás Frivaldszky (c1506-c1586)71
Andrew Harris (1580-1616)Henry Harris (1552-1616)Joanne Austen (1553-1586)
Magdalena von Brandenburg (1582-1616)Johann Georg von Brandenburg (1525-1598)Elisabeth von Anhalt (1563-1607)
Frances Jerningham (1562-1616)John Jerningham (1533–1587)Catherine Brooke (c1527-1617)
Robert Mansell (c1562-)Mr Mansell (c1539-)Mrs Mansell (c1543-)
William Noyes (1568-1622)Robert Noyes (1524–1614)Joan Attridge (1527–1618)
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2536 people lived in 1616

Dieuwer Claas (c1615-1679)Claas
Griet Germents (bef1595-aft1663)Gerbrand JacobszGuijrte Hillebrants
Jacobus Pieters (c1615-aft1649)Pieter
Neeltje IJsbrandts (c1600-aft1625)IJsbrandt DirkszAef Jans
George Abbot (1615-1681)George Abbot (1587-1647)Elizabeth (c1595-1711)
George Abell (1561-1630)Robert Abell (1531-1587)Helene Abell (1524-1611)
Robert Abell (1605-1663)George Abell (1561-1630)Frances Cotton (1573-1646)
Alexander Abercromby, 1st Baronet (1603-1670)Alexander Abercromby of Birkenbog (-c1645)Elizabeth Bethune (-1623)
Henry Adams (1609-1676)Henry Adams (1582-1646)Edith Squire (1587-1673)
Henry Adams (1582-1646)Richard Adams (1555-1605)Agnes Stone (1555-1616)
Jeremy Adams (1604-1683)John Adams (1554-1604)
John Adams (1595-1633)William Adams (1555-1624)Elizabeth Alice Borrington (1557-1625)
Thomas Adams (1612-1688)Henry Adams (1582-1646)Edith Squire (1587-1673)
Mary Frances Addie (c1601-1665)Francis AddieMargaret Lee
Anna Margaret Aires (c1567-1629)John R. Aires (1540-1566)Margaret R. Whitford (c1544-)
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Events of the year 1616 at Familypedia

28 people were married in 1616.

 Joined with
Samuel Appleton (1586-1670)Judith Everard (1587-1633)
Mihály Bánffy de Losoncz (1592-1644)Fruszina Károlyi de Nagykároly (1590-1626) + Judit Kapy de Kapivár (c1605-c1660)
Isabella Cutter (1604-)Thomas Sweetman (1604-1683)
Frances Devereux (1599-1674)William Seymour, 2nd Duke of Somerset (1587-1660)
John Haynes (1594-1653)Mary Thornton (1598-1629)+Mabel Harlakenden (1614-1655)
Georg Wilhelm von Brandenburg (1595-1640)Elisabeth Charlotte von der Pfalz (1597-1660)
Thomas Holbrook (1594-1675)Jane Powyes (1592-1677)
Ann Long (c1600-1650)Walter Wall (c1595-1645)
Michael Metcalf (1587-1664)Sarah Ellwyn (1542-1616)
Elizabeth Patch (1594-1676)William Woodbury (1587-1677)
Jane Powyes (1592-1677)Thomas Holbrook (1594-1675)
Grace Ravens (1591-1662)John Sherman (1585-1616) + Thomas Rogers (1586-1638) + Roger Porter (1583-1654)
Robert Rich, 1st Earl of Warwick (1559-1619)Penelope Devereux (c1562-1607)+Frances Wray (1568-1634)
Thomas Rogers (1586-1638)Grace Ravens (1591-1662)
William Seymour, 2nd Duke of Somerset (1587-1660)Arbella Stuart (1575-1615)+Frances Devereux (1599-1674)
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There were 0 military battles in 1616.

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