1859

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This article is about the year 1859.
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 18th century19th century20th century
Decades: 1820s  1830s  1840s  – 1850s –  1860s  1870s  1880s
Years: 1856 1857 185818591860 1861 1862
1859 in topic:
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1859 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1859
MDCCCLIX
Ab urbe condita 2612
Armenian calendar 1308
ԹՎ ՌՅԸ
Assyrian calendar 6609
Bahá'í calendar 15–16
Bengali calendar 1266
Berber calendar 2809
British Regnal year 22 Vict. 1 – 23 Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar 2403
Burmese calendar 1221
Byzantine calendar 7367–7368
Chinese calendar 戊午(Earth Horse)
4555 or 4495
    — to —
己未年 (Earth Goat)
4556 or 4496
Coptic calendar 1575–1576
Discordian calendar 3025
Ethiopian calendar 1851–1852
Hebrew calendar 5619–5620
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1915–1916
 - Shaka Samvat 1781–1782
 - Kali Yuga 4960–4961
Holocene calendar 11859
Igbo calendar 859–860
Iranian calendar 1237–1238
Islamic calendar 1275–1276
Japanese calendar Ansei 6
(安政6年)
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar 4192
Minguo calendar 53 before ROC
民前53年
Thai solar calendar 2402


Year 1859 (MDCCCLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar.

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