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This article is about the year 1698.
Millennium: 2nd millennium
1698 by topic:
Arts and Science
Architecture - Art - Literature - Music - Science
Lists of leaders
State leadersColonial & territorial governorsReligious leaders
Birth and death categories
Births - Deaths
Establishments and disestablishments categories
Establishments - Disestablishments
Works category
1698 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1698
Ab urbe condita 2451
Armenian calendar 1147
Assyrian calendar 6448
Bengali calendar 1105
Berber calendar 2648
English Regnal year 10 Will. 3 – 11 Will. 3
Buddhist calendar 2242
Burmese calendar 1060
Byzantine calendar 7206–7207
Chinese calendar 丁丑(Fire Ox)
4394 or 4334
    — to —
戊寅年 (Earth Tiger)
4395 or 4335
Coptic calendar 1414–1415
Discordian calendar 2864
Ethiopian calendar 1690–1691
Hebrew calendar 5458–5459
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1754–1755
 - Shaka Samvat 1619–1620
 - Kali Yuga 4798–4799
Holocene calendar 11698
Igbo calendar 698–699
Iranian calendar 1076–1077
Islamic calendar 1109–1110
Japanese calendar Genroku 11
Javanese calendar 1621–1622
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar 4031
Minguo calendar 214 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar 230
Thai solar calendar 2240–2241

1698 (MDCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (dominical letter E) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Saturday (dominical letter B) of the Julian calendar, the 1698th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 698th year of the 2nd millennium, the 98th year of the 17th century, and the 9th year of the 1690s decade. As of the start of 1698, the Gregorian calendar was 10 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923. The first year of the ascending Dvapara Yuga.




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