Millennium:2nd millennium
  • 1633
  • 1634
  • 1635
  • 1636
  • 1637
  • 1638
  • 1639
1636 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1636
Ab urbe condita2389
Armenian calendar1085
Assyrian calendar6386
Balinese saka calendar1557–1558
Bengali calendar1043
Berber calendar2586
English Regnal year11 Cha. 1 – 12 Cha. 1
Buddhist calendar2180
Burmese calendar998
Byzantine calendar7144–7145
Chinese calendar乙亥(Wood Pig)
4332 or 4272
    — to —
丙子年 (Fire Rat)
4333 or 4273
Coptic calendar1352–1353
Discordian calendar2802
Ethiopian calendar1628–1629
Hebrew calendar5396–5397
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1692–1693
 - Shaka Samvat1557–1558
 - Kali Yuga4736–4737
Holocene calendar11636
Igbo calendar636–637
Iranian calendar1014–1015
Islamic calendar1045–1046
Japanese calendarKan'ei 13
Javanese calendar1557–1558
Julian calendarGregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar3969
Minguo calendar276 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar168
Thai solar calendar2178–2179
Tibetan calendar阴木猪年
(female Wood-Pig)
1762 or 1381 or 609
    — to —
(male Fire-Rat)
1763 or 1382 or 610
October 4: Battle of Wittstock

1636 (MDCXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar, the 1636th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 636th year of the 2nd millennium, the 36th year of the 17th century, and the 7th year of the 1630s decade. As of the start of 1636, the Gregorian calendar was 10 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.




Date unknown


Laura Mancini
Gregório de Matos
Justine Siegemund


  • January 1Jacques Cassagne, French clergyman (d. 1679)
  • January 8Fernando de Valenzuela, 1st Marquis of Villasierra, Spanish noble (d. 1692)
  • January 12Jean-Baptiste Monnoyer, French painter (d. 1699)
  • January 20 – Count Maximilian I, Prince of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen (d. 1689)
  • February 6Heiman Dullaart, Dutch painter (d. 1684)
  • February 12Hermann Witsius, Dutch theologian (d. 1708)
  • February 16Shubael Dummer, American Congregational church minister (d. 1692)
  • March 1Giacinto Camillo Maradei, Italian Catholic prelate, Bishop of Policastro (d. 1705)
  • March 8Robert Kerr, 1st Marquess of Lothian (d. 1703)
  • March 13Ulrik Huber, Dutch philosopher (d. 1694)
  • March 25Henric Piccardt, Dutch lawyer (d. 1712)


  • April 6Noël Bouton de Chamilly, Marshal of France (d. 1715)
  • April 10Balthasar Kindermann, German poet (d. 1706)
  • April 13Hendrik van Rheede, Dutch botanist (d. 1691)
  • April 29Esaias Reusner, German lutenist and composer (d. 1679)
  • May 6Laura Mancini, French court beauty (d. 1657)
  • May 17Edward Colman, English Catholic courtier under Charles II (d. 1678)
  • May 22Ferdinand Albert I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (d. 1687)
  • May 27Thormodus Torfæus, Icelandic historian (d. 1719)
  • June 3John Hale, Beverly minister (d. 1700)
  • June 15
    • Sir Thomas Slingsby, 2nd Baronet of England (d. 1688)
    • Charles de La Fosse, French painter (d. 1716)
  • June 21Godefroy Maurice de La Tour d'Auvergne, Duke of Bouillon, French noble (d. 1721)
  • June 29Thomas Hyde, English orientalist (d. 1703)


  • July 2Daniel Speer, German Baroque composer and writer (d. 1709)
  • July 12Count Ferdinand Edzard of East Frisia, German nobleman (d. 1668)
  • July 31Josias II, Count of Waldeck-Wildungen, major general in Brunswick and co-ruler of Waldeck-Wildungen (d. 1669)
  • August 25Louis Victor de Rochechouart de Mortemart, French military man, brother of Madame de Montespan (d. 1688)
  • September 5Ignace-Gaston Pardies, French physicist (d. 1673)
  • September 24Francesco Vaccaro, Italian painter (d. 1675)
  • September 25Ferdinand Joseph, Prince of Dietrichstein, German prince (d. 1698)
  • September 28Sophia Dorothea of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, Prussian royal consort (d. 1689)
  • September 29Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury (d. 1715)


  • October 6George Frederick, Count of Erbach-Breuberg, Count of Erbach and Breuberg (1653) (d. 1653)
  • October 15John Strangways, English politician (d. 1676)
  • October 23Hedwig Eleonora of Holstein-Gottorp, queen consort of King Charles X of Sweden (d. 1715)
  • October 31Ferdinand Maria, Elector of Bavaria, Wittelsbach ruler of Bavaria and an elector of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1679)
  • November 1Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux, French poet and critic (d. 1711)[4]
  • November 2Edward Colston, Bristol-born English slave trader (d. 1721)
  • November 6
    • Princess Catherine Beatrice of Savoy, daughter of the Duke of Savoy (d. 1637)
    • Princess Henriette Adelaide of Savoy, wife of Ferdinand Maria (d. 1676)
  • November 11Yan Ruoqu, Chinese scholar (d. 1704)
  • November 14Pierre du Cambout de Coislin, French prelate (d. 1706)
  • November 30
    • Johannes Fabritius, Dutch painter (d. 1693)
    • Adriaen van de Velde, Dutch painter (d. 1672)[5]
  • December 1Elizabeth Capell, Countess of Essex, British countess (d. 1718)
  • December 23Gregório de Matos, Brazilian poet and lawyer (d. 1696)
  • December 26Justine Siegemund, German writer (d. 1705)
  • December 27William Whitelock, English gentleman, Member of Parliament (d. 1717)

date unknown

  • Mary Rowlandson, American author and captive during King Philip's War (d. 1711)
  • George Etherege, English playwright (d. 1692)


Date Masamune
Johannes Saeckma


  1. ^ "A Short History of Oxford University Press". Oxford University Press. 2012. Retrieved July 30, 2013.
  2. ^ Morison, Samuel (1964). Three centuries of Harvard, 1636-1926. Cambridge, Mass: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press. p. 5. ISBN 9780674888913.
  3. ^ "Historical Events for Year 1636 | OnThisDay.com". Historyorb.com. Retrieved June 24, 2016.
  4. ^ Rogal, Samuel (1991). Calendar of literary facts : a daily and yearly guide to noteworthy events in world literature from 1450 to the present. Detroit: Gale Research. p. 26. ISBN 9780810329430.
  5. ^ Sutton, Peter (1994). The golden age of Dutch landscape painting. Madrid: Fundación Colección Thyssen-Bornemisza. p. 274. ISBN 9788488474162.

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Portrait of Date Masamune (1567-1636). Made by Tosa Mitsusada (1738 - 1806).
Laura Mancini 01.jpg
It was auctioned as: "Portrait of a Lady (Laura Mancini, Duchesse de Mérceur?) in a red dress with a pearl necklace and earrings"
Justina Siegmundin1.jpg
Justina Siegmundin miedzioryt z ok. 1690 r.
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Possibly pendant of a portrait of a woman, formerly identified as Hylck Boner (Frick Collection, New York).