1650s

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
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Years: 1650 1651 1652 1653 1654 1655 1656 1657 1658 1659
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This is a list of events occurring in the 1650s, ordered by year.

1650[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

1651[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

1652[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

1653[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]


1654[edit]

January–June[edit]

The original Magdeburg hemispheres and Guericke's vacuum pump in the Deutsches Museum, Munich, Germany

July–December[edit]

1655[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

  • The Bibliotheca Thysiana is erected, the only surviving 17th century example in the Netherlands of a building designed as a library.

1656[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Undated[edit]

1657[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

1658[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

1659[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]


Significant people[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

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  5. ^ "Guericke, Otto von". Encyclopædia Britannica 9 (11th ed.). The Encyclopaedia Britannica Co. 1910. p. 670. 
  6. ^ "Jews arrive in the New World". American Jewish Archives. Retrieved 2012-07-10. 
  7. ^ LeElef, Ner (2001). "World Jewish Population". SimpleToRemember. Retrieved 2012-07-10. "Metropolitan Tel Aviv, with 2.5 million Jews, is the world's largest Jewish city. It is followed by New York, with 1.9 million." 
  8. ^ a b c "1657". British Civil Wars. Commonwealth and Protectorate 1638-60. 2010-06-07. Retrieved 2012-02-17. 
  9. ^ Morrill, John (2004). "Cromwell, Oliver (1599–1658)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/6765. Retrieved 2012-02-17.  (subscription or UK public library membership required)
  10. ^ Blusse, Leonard; Vaillé, Cynthia (2005). The Deshima Dagregisters, Volume XII 1650-1660. Leiden. 
  11. ^ "Chocolate Arrives in England". Cadbury. Archived from the original on 2012-02-19. Retrieved 2012-02-17.