|Centuries:||16th century - 17th century - 18th century|
|Decades:|| 1580s 1590s 1600s - 1610s - 1620s 1630s 1640s
|Years:||1612 1613 1614 - 1615 - 1616 1617 1618|
|1615 in topic:|
|Subjects: Archaeology – Architecture –|
|Art – Literature – Music – Science|
|Leaders: State leaders – Colonial governors|
|Category: Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Births – Deaths – Works|
Events of 1615[edit | edit source]
January - June[edit | edit source]
- 1 January - The New Netherland Company is granted a 3 year monopoly in North American trade between the 40th and 45th parallels.
- March 10 - Saint John Ogilvie, a Catholic priest, is hanged in Glasgow, Scotland.
- May 6 - The Peace of Tyrnau was signed between Holy Roman Emperor Matthias and Gábor Bethlen.
- June 2 - First Récollet missionaries arrive at Quebec City, from Rouen, France.
- June 4 - Forces under the shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu took Osaka Castle in Japan, beginning a period of peace which lasts nearly 250 years.
July - December[edit | edit source]
- November - The Mughals under Abu Bakr attack Kajali, a border post of the Ahom kingdom.
- November - Hasekura Tsunenaga visits Pope Paul V in Rome to request a trade treaty between Japan and Mexico.
- December 6 - In England, John Winthrop, later governor of the future Massachusetts Bay Colony, marries his second wife (of 4), Thomasine Clopton, daughter of William Clopton of Castleins, near Groton.
Undated[edit | edit source]
- The second volume of Miguel Cervantes' Don Quixote is published.
- End of the Sengoku Period in Japan.
- Founding of the Grolsch Brewery in Groenlo, Netherlands.
- Persian hordes led by Shah-Abbas kill all the monks at the David Gareja monastery complex in Georgia set fire to its collection of manuscripts and works of art.
- Mary Talbot, is released from the Tower of London in recognition of her role in helping to discover the murder of Sir Thomas Overbury.
- The Somers Isles Company is founded to administer Bermuda.
- Johannes Kepler publishes Dissertatio cum Nuncio Sidereo in response to Galileo's discovery of Jupiter's moons.
- King James I of Great Britain sent Sir Thomas Roe as his ambassador to the Mughal court of Jahangir.
- The Perse School in Cambridge, England, is founded by Dr Stephen Perse.
Births[edit | edit source]
|Gregorian calendar||1615 |
|Ab urbe condita||2368|
|Armenian calendar||1064 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-229 – -228|
|Coptic calendar||1331 – 1332|
|Ethiopian calendar||1607 – 1608|
|Hebrew calendar||5375 – 5376|
|- Vikram Samvat||1670 – 1671|
|- Shaka Samvat||1537 – 1538|
|- Kali Yuga||4716 – 4717|
|Iranian calendar||993 – 994|
|Islamic calendar||1023 – 1024|
— changed to —Genna 1
|- Imperial Year||Kōki 2275|
|Thai solar calendar||2158|
- January 14 - John Biddle, English theologian (d. 1662)
- January 25 - Govert Flinck, Dutch painter (d. 1660)
- January 30 - Thomas Rolfe, Virginia colonist and son of Pocahontas
- March 13 - Pope Innocent XII (d. 1700)
- June 20 (or July 31) - Salvator Rosa, Italian painter (died 1673)
- September 7 - Colonel John Birch, English soldier (d. 1691)
- November 5 - Ibrahim I, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1648)
- November 12 - Richard Baxter, English clergyman (d. 1691)
- November 24 - Philipp Wilhelm (d. 1690)
- See also 1615 births.
Deaths[edit | edit source]
- January 31 - Claudio Aquaviva, Italian Jesuit (b. 1543)
- February 4 - Dom Justo Takayama, Japanese warlord (b. 1552)
- March 4 - Hans von Aachen, German painter (b. 1552)
- May 4 - Adriaan van Roomen, Flemish mathematician (b. 1561)
- May 7 - Sanada Yukimura, legendary Japanese samurai (b. 1567)
- May 27 - Marguerite de Valois, queen of Henry IV of France (b. 1553)
- June 23 - Mashita Nagamori, minor Japanese daimyo (b. 1545)
- September 1 - Étienne Pasquier, French lawyer and man of letters (b. 1529)
- September 27 - Arbella Stuart, English noblewoman and woman of letters (b. 1575)
- November 24 - Sethus Calvisius, German calendar reformer (b. 1556)
- See also 1615 deaths.
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