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|Centuries:||16th century – 17th century – 18th century|
|Decades:||1590s 1600s 1610s – 1620s – 1630s 1640s 1650s|
|Years:||1624 1625 1626 – 1627 – 1628 1629 1630|
|1627 by topic:|
|Arts and Science|
|Architecture - Art - Literature - Music - Science|
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|Colonial governors - State leaders|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births - Deaths|
|Establishments and disestablishments categories|
|Establishments - Disestablishments|
|Ab urbe condita||2380|
|English Regnal year||2 Cha. 1 – 3 Cha. 1|
— to —丁卯年十一月廿四日
|- Vikram Samvat||1683–1684|
|- Shaka Samvat||1549–1550|
|- Kali Yuga||4728–4729|
|- Ǹrí Ìgbò||627–628|
|Japanese calendar||Kan'ei 4
|Juche calendar||N/A (before 1912)|
|Julian calendar||Gregorian minus 10 days|
|Minguo calendar||285 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||2170|
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- July 4–July 19 – Turkish Abductions: The Barbary pirates raid Iceland.
- July 20–August 19 – Eighty Years' War: Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange, lays siege to Grol, the last Spanish stronghold in the eastern Netherlands, and captures it after a 1-month siege.
- July 22 – The English, under the Duke of Buckingham, invade Ré Island in support of the Huguenots in La Rochelle. The invasion does not go well.
- July 27 – An earthquake destroys the cities of San Severo and Torremaggiore in southern Italy.
- September – The Siege of La Rochelle begins.
- November 20 – Thirty Years' War: Bogislaw XIV, Duke of Pomerania, signs the Capitulation of Franzburg, in which Pomerania is forced to pay for the Imperial army that Wallenstein sent to occupy it. Nonetheless, despite the treaty, Pomerania is devastated by the Imperial troops.
- November 28 – Polish-Swedish War: A Polish-Lithuanian fleet defeats a Swedish fleet in the Battle of Oliwa.
- A Dutch ship makes the first recorded sighting of the coast of South Australia.
- The aurochs are hunted to extinction, the last being killed by poachers in Poland.
- England places the first European settlers on Barbados.
- After the First Manchu invasion of Korea, the Joseon Dynasty of Korea becomes a tributary state of the Manchus, but still pays respects to the Ming Dynasty of China. After rejecting a Manchu alteration to the original diplomatic terms in 1636, the Manchus invade again in 1637.
- Rock blasting invented: black gunpowder is first used in mining, in a mineshaft under Banská Štiavnica, Slovakia.
- Archduke Ferdinand III of Austria, heir apparent of the Habsburg Monarchy and a future Holy Roman Emperor, already King of Hungary ascends to be king of the religiously troubled Bohemia where his (still living) father's repression of Protestantism had triggered the ongoing Thirty Years' War in 1618.
- January 25 – Robert Boyle, English scientist (d. 1691)
- February 19 – Shivaji, also known as Chhatrapati Shivaji Raje Bhosle, founder of the Maratha Empire in western India in 1674 (d. 1680)
- March 27 – Sir Stephen Fox, English statesman (d. 1716)
- May 29 – Anne, Duchess of Montpensier
- November 29 – John Ray, English biologist (d. 1705)
- date unknown
- February 22 – Olivier van Noort, Dutch navigator (b. 1558)
- March 6 – Krzysztof Zbaraski, Polish statesman (b. 1580)
- April 19 – Sir John Beaumont, English poet (b. 1583)
- May 2 – Lodovico Grossi da Viadana, Italian composer (b. 1560)
- May 24 – Luis de Góngora, Spanish poet (b. 1561)
- June 27 – Sir John Hayward, English historian (b. c. 1560)
- August 21 – Jacques Mauduit, French composer (b. 1557)
- September 20 – Jan Gruter, Dutch scholar (b. 1560)
- October 28 – Jahangir, Mughal Emperor of India (b. 1569)
- date unknown