October 1636 in history

October 1636 events chronologically

Oct 4 The Swedish Army defeats the armies of Saxony and the Holy Roman Empire at the Battle of Wittstock
Oct 28 A vote of the Great and General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony establishes the first college in what would become the United States, today known as Harvard University

Born in October 1636

Oct 23 Hedvig Eleonora of Holstein-Gottorp Queen of Sweden from 1654 until 1660. She was the wife of Charles X Gustav of Sweden and mother of Charles She served as regent during the minority of her son from 1660 until 1672, and during the minority of her grandson Charles XII in 1697. She also represented Charles XII during his absence in the Great Northern War from 1700 until the regency of her granddaughter Ulrika Eleonora in 1713. Hedwig Eleonora was described as a dominant personality and was regarded as the de facto first lady of the royal court for 61 years, from 1654 until her death
Oct 31 Ferdinand Maria Elector of Bavaria a Wittelsbach ruler of Bavaria and an elector of the Holy Roman Empire from 1651 to 1679.

Died in October 1636

Oct 10 Pieter Brueghel the Younger a Flemish painter, known for numerous copies after his father Pieter Bruegel the Elder's work as well as his original compositions. Traditionally, he has been nicknamed "de helse Brueghel" or "Hell Brueghel" because it was believed he was the author of several paintings with fantastic depictions of fire and grotesque imagery. These paintings have now been attributed to his brother Jan Brueghel the Elder
Oct 19 Marcin Kazanowski a noble , magnate, castellan of Halice from 1622, voivode of Podole Voivodeship from 1632 and Field Crown Hetman of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth from 1633.