What Happened in 1628

  • Frans Hals Paints The Gypsy Girl

    What a joy it is to see a Frans Hals, how different it is from the paintings – so many of them – where everything is carefully smoothed out in the... Read more

  • Battle of Stralsund

    The Battle of Stralsund was a battle of the Thirty Years' War, fought starting July 5, 1628, between the Holy Roman Empire and an alliance of the... Read more

  • Battle of Wolgast

    Christian IV of Denmark, encouraged by his successes at Stralsund, assembled another army off the German coast on the Island of Usedom. This landed... Read more