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This article is about the year 1700. For the music video show, see 1700 (TV series).
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 16th century17th century18th century
Decades: 1670s  1680s  1690s  – 1700s –  1710s  1720s  1730s
Years: 1697 1698 169917001701 1702 1703
1700 by topic:
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Architecture - Art - Literature - Music - Science
Lists of leaders
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1700 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1700
Ab urbe condita 2453
Armenian calendar 1149
Assyrian calendar 6450
Bengali calendar 1107
Berber calendar 2650
English Regnal year 12 Will. 3 – 13 Will. 3
Buddhist calendar 2244
Burmese calendar 1062
Byzantine calendar 7208–7209
Chinese calendar 己卯(Earth Rabbit)
4396 or 4336
    — to —
庚辰年 (Metal Dragon)
4397 or 4337
Coptic calendar 1416–1417
Discordian calendar 2866
Ethiopian calendar 1692–1693
Hebrew calendar 5460–5461
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1756–1757
 - Shaka Samvat 1621–1622
 - Kali Yuga 4800–4801
Holocene calendar 11700
Igbo calendar 700–701
Iranian calendar 1078–1079
Islamic calendar 1111–1112
Japanese calendar Genroku 13
Javanese calendar 1623–1624
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 10 or 11 days
Korean calendar 4033
Minguo calendar 212 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar 232
Thai solar calendar 2242–2243

1700 (MDCC) was an exceptional common year starting on Friday (dominical letter C) of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Monday (dominical letter GF) of the Julian calendar, the 1700th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 700th year of the 2nd millennium, the 100th and last year of the 17th century, and the 1st year of the 1700s decade. As of the start of 1700, the Gregorian calendar was 10 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1918. As of March 1 (O.S. February 19), when the Julian calendar acknowledged a leap day and the Gregorian calendar did not, the Julian calendar fell one day further behind, bringing the difference to 11 days.

In Sweden, the year started in the Julian calendar and remained so until February 28. Then, by skipping the leap day, the Swedish calendar was introduced, letting February 28 be followed by March 1, giving the entire year the same pattern as a common year starting on Monday. This calendar, being 10 days behind the Gregorian and 1 day ahead of the Julian, lasts until 1712.




Europe at the beginning of the 18th century

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