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This article is about the year 1633. For the novel by David Weber and Eric Flint, see 1633 (novel). For the album by the Japanese artist Merzbow, see 1633 (album).
|Centuries:||16th century – 17th century – 18th century|
|Decades:||1600s 1610s 1620s – 1630s – 1640s 1650s 1660s|
|Years:||1630 1631 1632 – 1633 – 1634 1635 1636|
|1633 by topic:|
|Arts and Science|
|Architecture - Art - Literature - Music - Science|
|Lists of leaders|
|Colonial governors - State leaders|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births - Deaths|
|Establishments and disestablishments categories|
|Establishments - Disestablishments|
|Ab urbe condita||2386|
|English Regnal year||8 Cha. 1 – 9 Cha. 1|
|Chinese calendar||壬申年 (Water Monkey)
4329 or 4269
— to —
癸酉年 (Water Rooster)
4330 or 4270
|- Vikram Samvat||1689–1690|
|- Shaka Samvat||1555–1556|
|- Kali Yuga||4734–4735|
|Japanese calendar||Kan'ei 10
|Julian calendar||Gregorian minus 10 days|
|Minguo calendar||279 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||2175–2176|
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Year 1633 (MDCXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Tuesday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar.
- February 13 – Galileo Galilei arrives in Rome for his trial before the Inquisition.
- March 1 – Samuel de Champlain reclaims his role as commander of New France on behalf of Cardinal Richelieu.
- April 12 – Galileo Galilei convicted of heresy by the Roman Catholic Church 
- June 18 – Charles I is crowned King of Scots, at St Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh
- June 22 – The Roman Catholic Church forces Galileo Galilei to recant his heliocentric view of the Solar System: Eppur si muove (Italian) (Which, in fact, he did not say).
- October 22 – Battle of Liaoluo Bay: A large Ming dynasty fleet under Zheng Zhilong defeats a Dutch East India Company fleet at the island of Quemoy.
- The Jews of Poznań are granted the privilege of forbidding Christians to enter into their city quarter.
- In Ethiopia, the Emperor Fasilides expels the Jesuit missionaries.
- Shogun Tokugawa Iemitsu of Japan begins issuing the Sakoku Edicts outlawing Christianity, beginning a policy of extreme isolationism until 1853.
- Completion of St Columb's Cathedral, Derry, Ireland, the first post-Reformation Anglican cathedral built in the British Isles and the first Protestant cathedral built in Europe.
- Mission San Luis de Apalachee is built in the New World by two Spanish friars.
- A professorship in Arabic studies is founded at Cambridge University.
- January 20 – Edmund Maine, British Member of Parliament (d. 1711)
- January 31 – Nathaniel Crew, 3rd Baron Crew (d. 1721)
- February 20 – Jan de Baen, Dutch portrait painter (d. 1702)
- February 23 – Samuel Pepys, English civil servant and diarist (d. 1703)
- February 26 – Gustav Adolph, Duke of Mecklenburg-Güstrow (d. 1695)
- March 1 – Yi Seo-woo, Korean scholar (d. 1709)
- March 17 – Alessandro Marchetti, Italian mathematician (d. 1714)
- March 25 – Samuel Whiting, Jr., American clergyman (d. 1713)
- March 26 – Mary Beale, British artist (d. 1699)
- March 30
- April – Willem Drost, Dutch painter and printmaker (d. 1659)
- April 16 – Salomon Jansz van den Tempel, Dutch shipbuilder (d. 1673)
- April 19
- April 20 – Emperor Go-Kōmyō of Japan (d. 1654)
- April 24
- May 1 – Walter Chetwynd, antiquary, politician (d. 1693)
- May 15 – Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban, French noble (d. 1707)
- May 21 – Joseph Chabanceau de La Barre, Composser (d. 1678)
- June 1 – Geminiano Montanari, Italian astronomer (d. 1687)
- June 16 – Jean de Thévenot, French traveler and scientist (d. 1667)
- June 19 – Philipp van Limborch, Dutch Protestant theologian (d. 1712)
- June 27 – Auguste of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, princess (d. 1701)
- July 1 – Johann Heinrich Heidegger, Swiss theologian (d. 1698)
- July 6 – Sir Henry Yelverton, 2nd Baronet, Member of Parliament of England (d. 1670)
- July 25 – Joseph Williamson (politician), English politician (d. 1701)
- September 6 – Sebastian Knüpfer, German composer (d. 1676)
- September 7 – Catharina Regina von Greiffenberg, Austrian poet (d. 1694)
- September 8 – Ferdinand IV, King of the Romans (d. 1654)
- September 15 – William Croone, English physician, Fellow of the Royal Society (d. 1684)
- October 4 – Anthony Ulrich, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (d. 1714)
- October 14 – King James II of England and Ireland, James VII of Scotland (d. 1701)
- October 15 – Giordano Vitale, Italian mathematician (d. 1711)
- October 19 – Benedetto Gennari II, Italian painter (d. 1715)
- October 20 – Antonio Magliabechi, Italian librarian (d. 1714)
- October 25 – Esaias Fleischer (priest), Danish priest (d. 1697)
- November 3 – Bernardino Ramazzini, Italian physician (d. 1714)
- November 10 – Thomas Jermyn, 2nd Baron Jermyn, Governor of Jersey (d. 1703)
- November 11 – George Savile, 1st Marquess of Halifax, English writer and statesman (d. 1695)
- November 20 – Étienne de Carheil, French Jesuit priest, missionary to the Iroquois and Huron Indians (d. 1726)
- November 26 – Johann Christoph Wagenseil, German Christian Hebraist (d. 1705)
- December 18 – Willem van de Velde the Younger, Dutch painter (d. 1707)
- December 27 – Jean de Lamberville (d. 1714)
- date unknown – Sir Edward Seymour, 4th Baronet, politician (d. 1708)
- March 1 – George Herbert, English poet and orator (b. 1593)
- June – Étienne Brûlé, French explorer (b. c. 1592)
- July 22 – Trijntje Keever, presumed to have been the tallest woman ever (b. 1616)
- August 5 – George Abbot, Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 1562)
- August 10 – Anthony Munday, English writer (b. 1553)
- August 12 – Jacopo Peri, Italian composer (b. 1561)
- September – Henry Cary, 1st Viscount Falkland (b. c. 1575)
- October 25 – Jean Titelouze, French organist (b. c.1562)
- October 26 – Horio Tadaharu, Japanese warlord (b. 1596)
- November 7 – Cornelis Drebbel, Dutch inventor (b. 1572)
- November 14 – William Ames, English philosopher (b. 1576)
- December 1 – Infanta Isabella Clara Eugenia of Spain (b. 1566)
- December 17 – Meletius Smotrytsky, Ruthenian religious activist and author (b. 1577)
- date unknown – Xu Guangqi, Chinese scientist and mathematician (b. 1562)
- "The Siege". BBC. Retrieved 2012-07-20.