1640s

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 16th century17th century18th century
Decades: 1610s 1620s 1630s1640s1650s 1660s 1670s
Years: 1640 1641 1642 1643 1644 1645 1646 1647 1648 1649
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Events[edit]

Contents: 1640 1641 1642 1643 1644 1645 1646 1647 1648 1649

1640

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1641

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1642

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Abel Tasman sights New Zealand.

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  • The Dutch drive Spain from Taiwan.
  • The village of Bro (Broo) in Sweden is granted the city rights for the second time and takes the name Kristinehamn (literally "Christina's port") after the then Swedish monarch, Queen Christina.


1643

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1644

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  • The West India Company displayed greater interest in profit than in colonization

1645

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1646

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1647

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1648

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1649

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Significant people[edit]

  • Tobias Peoples of York

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References[edit]

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