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This article is about the year 1747. For the number, see 1747 (number).
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 17th century18th century19th century
Decades: 1710s  1720s  1730s  – 1740s –  1750s  1760s  1770s
Years: 1744 1745 174617471748 1749 1750
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1747 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1747
Ab urbe condita 2500
Armenian calendar 1196
Assyrian calendar 6497
Bengali calendar 1154
Berber calendar 2697
British Regnal year 20 Geo. 2 – 21 Geo. 2
Buddhist calendar 2291
Burmese calendar 1109
Byzantine calendar 7255–7256
Chinese calendar 丙寅(Fire Tiger)
4443 or 4383
    — to —
丁卯年 (Fire Rabbit)
4444 or 4384
Coptic calendar 1463–1464
Discordian calendar 2913
Ethiopian calendar 1739–1740
Hebrew calendar 5507–5508
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1803–1804
 - Shaka Samvat 1668–1669
 - Kali Yuga 4847–4848
Holocene calendar 11747
Igbo calendar 747–748
Iranian calendar 1125–1126
Islamic calendar 1159–1160
Japanese calendar Enkyō 4
Javanese calendar 1671–1672
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar 4080
Minguo calendar 165 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar 279
Thai solar calendar 2289–2290

1747 (MDCCXLVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (dominical letter A) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Thursday (dominical letter D) of the Julian calendar, the 1747th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 747th year of the 2nd millennium, the 47th year of the 18th century, and the 8th year of the 1740s decade. As of the start of 1747, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1918.




Kandahar: Ahmad Shah Durrani crowned as king of Afghanistan in October.
Battle of Lauffeldt

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  1. ^ Van den Heuvel, Danielle (Spring 2012). "The Multiple Identities of Early Modern Dutch Fishwives". Signs. The University of Chicago Press. 37 (3): 587–594. doi:10.1086/662705. Retrieved 17 March 2016. ... in 1747 fishwives organized a large political demonstration in Amsterdam, and in 1748 the Amsterdam fish hawker Marretje Arents was one of the principal initiators of a tax riot in the city.