December 1622 in history

December 1622 events chronologically

Dec 18 Portuguese forces score a military victory over the Kingdom of Kongo at the Battle of Mbumbi in present-day Angola
Dec 22 Bucaramanga is founded

Born in December 1622

Dec 16 Cort Adeler the name of honour given to Kurt Sivertsen, a Norwegian seaman, who rendered distinguished service to the Danish and Dutch navies, and also to the Republic of Venice against the Turks.

Died in December 1622

Dec 7 Sophie of Brandenburg a Princess of Brandenburg and by marriage Electress of Saxony. From 1591 she was the regent of Saxony during the minority of her son Christian II
Dec 12 Bartolomeo Manfredi an Italian painter, a leading member of the Caravaggisti of the early 17th century.
Dec 13 Johannes Vodnianus Campanus a Czech humanist, composer, pedagogue, poet, and dramatist. He was born in Vodňany , in southern Bohemia. He studied at the University of Prague and in 1596 and was made Master of Liberal Arts there. He became a teacher in Prague and Kutná Hora. From 1603 he taught Greek and Latin at the University of Prague. He also taught history and Latin poetry. He was repeatedly appointed as dean, prorector, and rector of this university
Dec 26 Melchior Adam a German literature historian.
Dec 28 Francis de Sales C.O., O.M., O.F.M. Cap. was a Bishop of Geneva and is honored as a saint in the Roman Catholic Church. He became noted for his deep faith and his gentle approach to the religious divisions in his land resulting from the Protestant Reformation. He is known also for his writings on the topic of spiritual direction and spiritual formation, particularly the Introduction to the Devout Life and the Treatise on the Love of God
Dec 31 Philipp Clüver an Early Modern German geographer and historian.