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This article is about the year 1658.
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 16th century17th century18th century
Decades: 1620s  1630s  1640s  – 1650s –  1660s  1670s  1680s
Years: 1655 1656 165716581659 1660 1661
1658 by topic:
Arts and Science
Architecture - Art - Literature - Music - Science
Lists of leaders
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Births - Deaths
Establishments and disestablishments categories
Establishments - Disestablishments
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1658 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1658
Ab urbe condita 2411
Armenian calendar 1107
Assyrian calendar 6408
Bengali calendar 1065
Berber calendar 2608
English Regnal year Cha. 2 – 10 Cha. 2
Buddhist calendar 2202
Burmese calendar 1020
Byzantine calendar 7166–7167
Chinese calendar 丁酉(Fire Rooster)
4354 or 4294
    — to —
戊戌年 (Earth Dog)
4355 or 4295
Coptic calendar 1374–1375
Discordian calendar 2824
Ethiopian calendar 1650–1651
Hebrew calendar 5418–5419
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1714–1715
 - Shaka Samvat 1580–1581
 - Kali Yuga 4759–4760
Holocene calendar 11658
Igbo calendar 658–659
Iranian calendar 1036–1037
Islamic calendar 1068–1069
Japanese calendar Meireki 4 / Manji 1
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar 3991
Minguo calendar 254 before ROC
Thai solar calendar 2200–2201

1658 (MDCLVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (dominical letter F) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Friday (dominical letter C) of the Julian calendar, the 1658th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 658th year of the 2nd millennium, the 58th year of the 17th century, and the 9th year of the 1650s decade. Note that the Julian day for 1658 is 10 calendar days difference, which continued to be used from 1582 until the complete conversion of the Gregorian calendar was entirely done in 1929.




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  • Portuguese traders are expelled from Ceylon by Dutch invaders.
  • The Dutch in the Cape Colony start to import slaves from India and South-East Asia (later from Madagascar).




  1. ^ Brems, Hans (June 1970). "Sweden: From Great Power to Welfare State". Journal of Economic Issues (Association for Evolutionary Economics) 4 (2, 3): 1–16. Retrieved 11 October 2015. A swift and brilliantly conceived march from Holstein across the frozen Danish waters on Copenhagen by Karl X Gustav in 1658 finally wrested Bohuslin, Sk'ane, and Blekinge from Denmark. Denmark no longer controlled both sides of Oresund, and Swedish power was at its peak.