1624 in History – What happened in year 1624

✅ Published on March 26th, 2009 in 17th Century in History

In history, year 1624 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1624.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1624 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
13 augustCardinal Richelieu became the chief minister to King Louis XIII, and under his supervision, France's feudal politicalstructure transformed into one with a powerful central government.


Famous birthdays in the year 1624:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
10 SeptemberThomas Sydenham / Author / United Kingdom
11 January Bastiaan Govertsz van der Leeuw / Painter / Netherlands
15 JuneHiob Ludolf / Orientalist / Germany
22 AugustJean Regnault de Segrais / Poet / France
25 AugustFrançois de la Chaise / Priest / France
30 OctoberPaul Pellisson / Author / France
31 January Arnold Geulincx / Philosopher / Belgium
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