1631 in History – What happened in year 1631

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

In history, year 1631 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 1631.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1631 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
17 juneMumtaz Mahal, wife of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, died inchildbirth; Jahan spent the next seventeen years constructing hermausoleum, the Taj Mahal.
16 DecemberA volcanic eruption in Mount Vesuvius, Italy, destroyed six villages and killed more than four thousand people.


Famous birthdays in the year 1631:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
03 OctoberSebastian Anton Scherer / Composer / Germany
09 AugustJohn Dryden / Poet / United Kingdom
14 DecemberAnne Conway / Author / United Kingdom
15 JulyJens Juel / Politician / Norway
20 February Thomas Osborne / Politician / United Kingdom
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