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1632 in literature
1632 in science
- See also: 1632 (novel)
- February 22 - Galileo's Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems is published
- July 23 - 300 colonists for New France depart Dieppe.
- November 16 - [[Battle of L�tzen (1632)|Battle of L�tzen]]
- Christina becomes queen of Sweden; five regents, headed by Axel Oxenstierna, govern country.
- Antigua and Barbuda is first colonized by England
- Portuguese driven out of Bengal.
- Charles I of England issues charter for the colony of Maryland (named in honor of Henrietta Maria), under control of Lord Baltimore.
- Sir Francis Windebank made chief Secretary of State in England.
- University of Tartu in Estonia founded
- August 29 - John Locke (philosopher).
- October 20 - Sir Christopher Wren (architect, astronomer, mathematician).
- November 24 - Baruch Spinoza, Dutch philosopher
- November 28 - Jean Baptiste Lully, French composer
- April 19 - Sigismund III Vasa, king of Poland and former king of Sweden
- November 16 - Gustav II Adolph of Sweden, King of Sweden, killed in the [[Battle of L�tzen (1632)|Battle of L�tzen]]ca:1632