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Year 1747 (MDCCXLVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... (16th century - 17th century - 18th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 17th century was that century which lasted from 1601-1700. ... (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... Events and Trends World Leaders King Louis XIV of France (1643 - 1715) Philippe II of Orléans, Regent of France (1715 - 1723). ... Events and Trends Manufacture of the earliest surviving pianos. ... Events and Trends The Great Awakening - A Protestant religious movement active in the British colonies of North America Sextant invented (probably around 1730) independently by John Hadley in Great Britain and Thomas Godfrey in the American colonies World leaders Louis XV King of France (king from 1715 to 1774) George... Events and Trends The War of Austrian Succession (1740-1748) rages. ... Scientific navigation is developed The Seven Years War (1756-1763) fought between two rival alliances: the first consisting of the Kingdom of Great Britain, Hanover, and Prussia; the second consisting of Austria, France, Imperial Russia, Saxony, and Sweden. ... Events and Trends King George III ascends the British throne in 1760. ... Events and Trends For more events, see 18th century United States Declaration of Independence ratified by the Continental Congress (July 4, 1776). ... This page indexes the individual years pages. ... // Events The third French and Indian War, known as King Georges War, breaks out at Port Royal, Nova Scotia The First Saudi State founded by Mohammed Ibn Saud Prague occupied by Prussian armies Ongoing events War of the Austrian Succession (1740-1748) Births January 10 - Thomas Mifflin, fifth President... // Events May 11 - War of Austrian Succession: Battle of Fontenoy - At Fontenoy, French forces defeat an Anglo-Dutch-Hanoverian army including the Black Watch June 4 – Frederick the Great destroys Austrian army at Hohenfriedberg August 19 - Beginning of the 45 Jacobite Rising at Glenfinnan September 12 - Francis I is elected... // Events Catharine de Ricci (born 1522) canonized. ... Events April 24 - A congress assembles at Aix-la-Chapelle with the intent to conclude the struggle known as the War of Austrian Succession - at October 18 - The Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle is signed to end the war Adam Smith begins to deliver public lectures in Edinburgh Building of... Events While in debtors prison, John Cleland writes Fanny Hill (Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure). ... Events March 2 - Small earthquake in London, England April 4 - Small earthquake in Warrington, England August 23 - Small earthquake in Spalding, England September 30 - Small earthquake in Northampton, England November 16 – Westminster Bridge officially opened Jonas Hanway is the first Englishman to use an umbrella James Gray reveals her sex... 1747 in archaeology. ... See also: 1746 in architecture, other events of 1747, 1748 in architecture and the architecture timeline. ... See also: 1746 in art, other 1747 events, 1748 in art, and list of years in art. ... See also: 1746 in literature, other events of 1747, 1748 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1746 in music, other events of 1747, 1748 in music, list of years in music. ... The year 1747 in science and technology included many events, some of which are listed here. ... 1746 state leaders - Events of 1747 - 1748 state leaders - State leaders by year Africa Ashanti Confederacy - Opoku Ware I, Asantehene (1720-1750) Dahomey - Tegbesu, King of Dahomey (1732-1774) Bunyoro - Duhaga, Omukama of Bunyoro (1731-c. ... 1746 colonial governors - Events of 1747 - 1748 colonial governors - Colonial governors by year See also: List of state leaders in 1747 List of religious leaders in 1747 List of international organization leaders in 1747 Portugal Angola - Joaquim Jacques de Magalhães, Governor of Angola (1738-1748) Macau - Antonio de Mendonca... Roman numerals are a numeral system originating in ancient Rome, adapted from Etruscan numerals. ... This is the calendar for any common year starting on Sunday (dominical letter A), in other words, a common year where Doomsday is Tuesday. ... The Gregorian calendar is the most widely used calendar in the world. ... This is the calendar for any common year starting on Thursday (dominical letter D). ... The Julian calendar was introduced in 46 BC by Julius Caesar and came into force in 45 BC (709 ab urbe condita). ...

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Events of 1747

January - June

January 31 is the 31st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Sexually-transmitted infections (STIs), also known as sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs), are diseases that are commonly transmitted between partners through some form of sexual activity, most commonly vaginal intercourse, oral sex, or anal sex. ... The London Lock Hospital was the first venereal disease clinic, being the most famous and first of the Lock Hospitals opening on January 31st 1747. ... Download high resolution version (1417x1296, 233 KB)Tower of London, seen from the river, with a view of Traitors Gate, created by Viki Male 17/09/03 16:38  ©  This image is copyrighted. ... Download high resolution version (1417x1296, 233 KB)Tower of London, seen from the river, with a view of Traitors Gate, created by Viki Male 17/09/03 16:38  ©  This image is copyrighted. ... April 9 is the 99th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (100th in leap years). ... Lord Lovat is a title in the Peerage of Scotland dating to 1458. ... April 9 is the 99th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (100th in leap years). ... Charles Edward Stuart, Bonnie Prince Charlie, wearing the Jacobite blue bonnet Jacobitism was (and, to a very limited extent, remains) the political movement dedicated to the restoration of the Stuart kings to the thrones of England and Scotland. ... Simon Fraser, Lord Lovat (c. ... Tower Hill is an elevated spot outside the Tower of London and just outside the limits of the City of London in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. ... {{main|Treason}} High treason, broadly defined, is an action which is grossly disloyal to ones country or sovereign. ... May 14 is the 134th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (135th in leap years). ... Combatants Prussia Spain France Electorate of Bavaria Kingdom of Naples Austria Great Britain Dutch Republic Electorate of Saxony Sardinia Russian Empire Commanders Frederick II Leopold I Leopold II Maurice de Saxe François-Marie de Broglie Charles VII Ludwig Khevenhüller Charles Alexander George II Charles Emmanuel III Empress Maria... The First Battle of Cape Finisterre was a naval battle which took place on 14 May 1747 (3 May 1747 in the Julian calendar then in use in Britain) during the War of the Austrian Succession, in the Bay of Biscay off Cape Finisterre in northwest Spain, between a British... June 9 is the 160th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (161st in leap years), with 205 days remaining. ... Emperor Momozono (桃園天皇) (April 14, 1741 - August 31, 1762) was the 116th imperial ruler of Japan. ... Emperor Sakuramachi (桜町天皇) (February 8, 1720 - May 28, 1750) was the 115th imperial ruler of Japan. ...

July - December

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

July 2 is the 183rd day of the year (184th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 182 days remaining. ... The Battle of Lauffeld took place on July 2, 1747 during the French conquest of the Netherlands (part of the War of the Austrian Succession. ... October 25 is the 298th day of the year (299th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Prussia Spain France Electorate of Bavaria Kingdom of Naples Austria Great Britain Dutch Republic Electorate of Saxony Sardinia Russian Empire Commanders Frederick II Leopold I Leopold II Maurice de Saxe François-Marie de Broglie Charles VII Ludwig Khevenhüller Charles Alexander George II Charles Emmanuel III Empress Maria... The Second Battle of Cape Finisterre was a naval battle which took place on 25 October 1747 (14 October 1747 in the Julian calendar then in use in Britain) during the War of the Austrian Succession, in the Bay of Biscay off Cape Finisterre in northwest Spain between a well... November 9 is the 313th day of the year (314th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 52 days remaining. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles accessible from a disambiguation page. ... Nickname: Mokum Motto: Heldhaftig, Vastberaden, Barmhartig (Valiant, Determined, Compassionate) Location of Amsterdam Coordinates: Country Netherlands Province North Holland Government  - Mayor Job Cohen  - Aldermen Lodewijk Asscher Hennah Buyne Carolien Gehrels Tjeerd Herrema Maarten van Poelgeest Marijke Vos  - Secretary Erik Gerritsen Area [1][2]  - City 219 km²  (84. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 798 × 600 pixel Image in higher resolution (1080 × 812 pixel, file size: 122 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Ahmad Shah Durrani, founder of the modern state of Afghanistan in 1747 and ruler of an empire. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 798 × 600 pixel Image in higher resolution (1080 × 812 pixel, file size: 122 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Ahmad Shah Durrani, founder of the modern state of Afghanistan in 1747 and ruler of an empire. ... This article is about the city in Afghanistan. ... See Ahmad Shah Qajar for the Persian ruler (1909-1925). ... November 22 is the 326th day (327th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... William IV, Prince of Orange (September 1, 1711 – October 22, 1751) was the first hereditary stadtholder of the Netherlands. ... Map of Dutch Republic by Joannes Janssonius United Netherlands redirects here. ... -1... Charles Edward Stuart, Bonnie Prince Charlie, wearing the Jacobite blue bonnet Jacobitism was (and, to a very limited extent, remains) the political movement dedicated to the restoration of the Stuart kings to the thrones of England and Scotland. ... Charles Edward Louis John Casimir Silvester Maria Stuart (December 31, 1720 – January 31, 1788), was the exiled claimant to the thrones of England, Scotland, and Ireland, and was commonly known as Bonnie Prince Charlie. ...

Undated

This article is about the city in Afghanistan. ... Ahmad Shah Durrani Ahmad Shah (احمد شاہ) (1724–1773), founder of the Durrani dynasty in Afghanistan, was the son of Zaman-Khan, hereditary chief of the Abdali tribe. ... Thomas Herring (1693-23 March 1757) was Archbishop of Canterbury from 1747 to 1757. ... The Archbishop of Canterbury is the spiritual leader and senior clergyman of the Church of England, recognized by convention as the head of the worldwide Anglican Communion. ... James Lind (1716 – 1794), born in Edinburgh, Scotland was a Surgeon in the Royal Navy (1739-1748); physician to the Royal Naval Hospital at Haslar (1758-1783); founder of naval hygiene in the United Kingdom and promoter of the use of citrus fruits and fresh vegetables to prevent and cure... Species & major hybrids Species Citrus aurantifolia - Key lime Citrus maxima - Pomelo Citrus medica - Citron Citrus reticulata - Mandarin & Tangerine Major hybrids Citrus ×sinensis - Sweet Orange Citrus ×aurantium - Bitter Orange Citrus ×paradisi - Grapefruit Citrus ×limon - Lemon Citrus ×limonia - Rangpur lime Citrus ×latifolia - Persian lime See also main text for other hybrids Citrus... Scurvy (N.Lat. ... Citrus fruits from http://www. ... Citrus fruits from http://www. ... James Lind (1716 – 1794), born in Edinburgh, Scotland was a Surgeon in the Royal Navy (1739-1748); physician to the Royal Naval Hospital at Haslar (1758-1783); founder of naval hygiene in the United Kingdom and promoter of the use of citrus fruits and fresh vegetables to prevent and cure... Scurvy (N.Lat. ... Combatants Prussia Spain France Electorate of Bavaria Kingdom of Naples Austria Great Britain Dutch Republic Electorate of Saxony Sardinia Russian Empire Commanders Frederick II Leopold I Leopold II Maurice de Saxe François-Marie de Broglie Charles VII Ludwig Khevenhüller Charles Alexander George II Charles Emmanuel III Empress Maria... Beaufort (pronounced BO-furt / IPA: ) is a town in Carteret County, North Carolina, United States. ... Brunswick is a town located in Columbus County, North Carolina. ... The Royal Colony of North Carolina was organized in 1729 from the Province of North Carolina after seven of the original eight Lords Proprietors sold their tracts back to the crown. ... The Spanish Alarm was a period from 1739-1748 in which Spanish forces terrorized English merchant ships along the North Carolina coast. ...

Ongoing events

Combatants Prussia Spain France Electorate of Bavaria Kingdom of Naples Austria Great Britain Dutch Republic Electorate of Saxony Sardinia Russian Empire Commanders Frederick II Leopold I Leopold II Maurice de Saxe François-Marie de Broglie Charles VII Ludwig Khevenhüller Charles Alexander George II Charles Emmanuel III Empress Maria... Events May 31 - Friedrich II comes to power in Prussia upon the death of his father, Friedrich Wilhelm I. October 20 - Maria Theresia of Austria inherits the Habsburg hereditary dominions (Austria, Bohemia, Hungary and present-day Belgium). ... Events April 24 - A congress assembles at Aix-la-Chapelle with the intent to conclude the struggle known as the War of Austrian Succession - at October 18 - The Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle is signed to end the war Adam Smith begins to deliver public lectures in Edinburgh Building of... For other persons named Samuel Johnson, see Samuel Johnson (disambiguation). ... A Dictionary of the English Language, one of the most influential dictionaries in the history of the English language, was prepared by Samuel Johnson and published on April 15, 1755. ...

Births

1747 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1747
MDCCXLVII
Ab urbe condita 2500
Armenian calendar 1196
ԹՎ ՌՃՂԶ
Bahá'í calendar -97 – -96
Buddhist calendar 2291
Chinese calendar 4383/4443-11-21
(丙寅年十一月廿一日)
— to —
4384/4444-11-30
(丁卯年十一月三十日)
Ethiopian calendar 1739 – 1740
Hebrew calendar 5507 – 5508
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1802 – 1803
 - Shaka Samvat 1669 – 1670
 - Kali Yuga 4848 – 4849
Holocene calendar 11747
Iranian calendar 1125 – 1126
Islamic calendar 1159 – 1160
Japanese calendar Enkyō 4

(延享4年) The Gregorian calendar is the most widely used calendar in the world. ... Ab urbe condita (related with Anno urbis conditae: AUC or a. ... Dates are marked by the letters Ô¹ÕŽ or the like, often with a line over, indicating tvin (in the year) followed by one to four letters, each of which stands for a number based on its order in the alphabet. ... The Baháí calendar, also called the Badí‘ calendar, used by the Baháí Faith, is a solar calendar with regular years of 365 days, and leap years of 366 days. ... The Buddhist calendar is used on mainland southeast Asia in the countries of Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Myanmar (formerly Burma) in several related forms. ... The Chinese calendar is a lunisolar calendar, akin to the Hebrew calendar & Hindu Calendar, incorporating elements of a lunar calendar with those of a solar calendar. ... The Chinese sexagenary cycle (Chinese: ; pinyin: gānzhÄ«) is a cyclic numeral system of 60 combinations of the two basic cycles, the ten Heavenly Stems (天干; tiāngān) and the twelve Earthly Branches (地支; dìzhÄ«). These have been traditionally used as a means of numbering the years, not only in... The Chinese sexagenary cycle (Chinese: ; pinyin: gānzhÄ«) is a cyclic numeral system of 60 combinations of the two basic cycles, the ten Heavenly Stems (天干; tiāngān) and the twelve Earthly Branches (地支; dìzhÄ«). These have been traditionally used as a means of numbering the years, not only in... The Ethiopian calendar (Amharic: የኢትዮጵያ ዘመን አቆጣጠር yeĪtyōṗṗyā zemen āḳoá¹­aá¹­er) or Ethiopic calendar is the principal calendar used in Ethiopia, as well as in Eritrea before it became independent. ... The Hebrew calendar (Hebrew: ‎) or Jewish calendar is the annual calendar used in Judaism. ... A page from the Hindu calendar 1871-72. ... There is disagreement as to the meaning of the Indian word Samvat. ... The Indian national calendar (sometimes called Saka calendar) is the official civil calendar in use in India. ... Kali Yuga is also the title of a book by Roland Charles Wagner. ... The Holocene calendar is a proposal for a calendar reform which aims to solve a number of problems with the current Gregorian Calendar. ... The Iranian calendar (Persian: ‎) also known as Persian calendar or the Jalāli Calendar is a solar calendar currently used in Iran and Afghanistan. ... The Islamic calendar or Muslim calendar (Arabic: التقويم الهجري; at-taqwÄ«m al-hijrÄ«; Persian: گاه‌شماری هجري قمری ‎ Gāhshomāri-ye hejri-ye qamari; also called the Hijri calendar) is the calendar used to date events in many predominantly Muslim countries, and used by Muslims everywhere to determine the proper day on which to... Koinobori, flags decorated like koi, are popular decorations around Childrens Day This mural on the wall of a Tokyo subway station celebrates Hazuki, the eighth month. ... Enkyō (延享) was a Japanese era after Kampō and before Kanen and spanned from 1744 to 1748. ...

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2407
(皇紀2407年)
 - Jōmon Era 11747
Julian calendar 1792
Korean calendar 4080
Thai solar calendar 2290
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It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Japanese era name. ... Japanese era name (年号, nengō, lit. ... The Julian calendar was introduced in 46 BC by Julius Caesar and came into force in 45 BC (709 ab urbe condita). ... The traditional Korean calendar is directly derived from the Asian calendar. ... The Thai solar, or Suriyakati (สุริยคติ), calendar is used in traditional and official contexts in Thailand, although the Western calendar is sometimes used in business. ... January 15 is the 15th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... John Aikin (January 15, 1747 - 1822) was an English doctor and writer. ... 1822 (MDCCCXXII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... January 19 is the 19th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Johann Elert Bode Johann Elert Bode (January 19, 1747 – November 23, 1826) was a German astronomer known for his contribution to the Titius-Bode law and his works to determine the orbit of Uranus, for which he also suggested the name. ... The oldest surviving photograph, Nicéphore Niépce, circa 1826 1826 (MDCCCXXVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... January 26 is the 26th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Samuel Parr (January 26, 1747 - March 6, 1825), English schoolmaster, son of Samuel Parr, a surgeon, was born at Harrow-on-the-Hill. ... Opening of the Stockton and Darlington Railway 1825 (MDCCCXXV) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... May 5 is the 125th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (126th in leap years). ... Holy Roman Emperor Leopold II. Leopold II (born Peter Leopold Joseph) (May 5, 1747 – March 1, 1792) was the penultimate Holy Roman Emperor from 1790 to 1792 and Grand Duke of Tuscany. ... 1792 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... July 6 is the 187th day of the year (188th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 178 days remaining. ... This article is about the American naval commander. ... 1792 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... October 8 is the 281st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (282nd in leap years). ... Jean-François Rewbell (October 8, 1747 - November 23, 1807) was a French politician born at Colmar (now in the département of Haut-Rhin). ... Year 1807 (MDCCCVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar). ... December 12 is the 346th day (347th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 19 days remaining. ... Anna Seward (December 12, 1747 – March 25, 1809) was an English writer, often called the Swan of Lichfield. ... Year 1809 (MDCCCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar). ...

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François Xavier Tourte (1747 - 1835) was a Frenchman who made bows to play western classical string instruments such as the violin. ... | Come and take it, slogan of the Texas Revolution 1835 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Francis Salvador (1747-1776) was the first American Jew to be killed in the American Revolution. ... Year 1776 (MDCCLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Thursday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ... Thomas Coke (1747–1814) was born in the Welsh town of Brecon, the son of a wealthy apothecary. ... This article is about the current denomination africa. ... This article is about a title or office in religious bodies. ... Year 1814 (MDCCCXIV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... Francisco Javier Eugenio de Santa Cruz y Espejo (born Luis Chuzhig) (Royal Audience of Quito, 1747-1795) was a medical pioneer, writer and lawyer of mestizo origin in colonial Ecuador. ... 1795 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ...

Deaths

January 16 is the 16th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Barthold Heinrich Brockes (September 22, 1680 - January 16, German poet. ... Events First Portuguese governor was appointed to Macau The Swedish city Karlskrona was founded as the Royal Swedish Navy relocated there. ... March 16 is the 75th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (76th in leap years). ... Christian Augustus of Anhalt-Zerbst (November 29, 1690 - March 16, 1747) married, on November 8, 1727, Johanna Elisabeth von Schleswig_Holstein_Gottorp (October 24, 1712 - May 30, 1760). ... Catherine the Great redirects here. ... Events Giovanni Domenico Cassini observes differential rotation within Jupiters atmosphere. ... March 23 is the 82nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (83rd in leap years). ... Claude Alexandre, Comte de Bonneval (14 July 1675 - 23 March 1747) was a French army officer who later went into the service of the Ottoman Empire, eventually converting to Islam and becoming known as Humbaracı Ahmet Paşa. ... Events January 5 - The Battle of Turckeim June 18 - Battle of Fehrbellin August 10 - King Charles II of England places the foundation stone of the Royal Greenwich Observatory in London - construction begins November 11 - Guru Gobind Singh becomes the Tenth Guru of the Sikhs. ... April 2 is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 273 days remaining. ... Johann Jakob Dillen (Dillenius) (1687-April 2, 1747) was a German botanist. ... Events France under Louis XIV makes Truce of Ratisbon separately with the Empire and Spain. ... April 7 is the 97th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (98th in leap years). ... Leopold I, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau (July 3, 1676 – April 7, 1747), called the Old Dessauer (der alte Dessauer), general field marshal in the Prussian army, was the only surviving son of John George II, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau, and was born at Dessau. ... Events January 29 - Feodor III becomes Tsar of Russia First measurement of the speed of light, by Ole Rømer Bacons Rebellion Russo-Turkish Wars commence. ... April 9 is the 99th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (100th in leap years). ... Simon Fraser, Lord Lovat (c. ... // Events January 20 - Poland cedes Kyiv, Smolensk, and eastern Ukraine to Russia in the Treaty of Andrusovo that put a final end to the Deluge, and Poland lost its status as a Central European power. ... May 9 is the 129th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (130th in leap years). ... John Dalrymple, 2nd Earl of Stair (July 20, 1673 - May 9, 1747) was a Scottish soldier and diplomat. ... 1673 (MDCLXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... May 28 is the 148th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (149th in leap years). ... Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues (6 August 1715 – 28 May 1747) was a French moralist, essayist, and miscellaneous writer. ... // Events July 24 - Spanish treasure fleet of ten ships under admiral Ubilla leave Havana, Cuba for Spain. ... May 31 is the 151st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (152nd in leap years), with 214 days remaining. ... Andrey Ivanovich Ostermann (1686-1747) Count Andrei Ivanovich Osterman (June 9, 1686 - May 31, 1747) was a German-born Russian statesman who came to prominence under Tsar Peter I of Russia (Peter the Great) and served until the accession of the Tsesarevna Elizabeth. ... 1686 (MDCLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... June is the sixth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with a length of 30 days. ... Nadir Shah’s portrait from the collection of Smithsonian Institute Nadir Shah (Persian: نادر شاه) (Nadir Qoli Beg (Persian: نادر قلی بیگ), also Tahmasp-Qoli Khan (Persian: تهماسپ قلی خان) also Nadir Shah Afshar (Persian: نادر شاه افشار) ) (October 22, 1688 - June 19, 1747) ruled as Shah of Iran (1736–47) and was the founder of the short-lived Turkic Afsharid... // Events A high-powered conspiracy of notables, the Immortal Seven, invite William and Mary to depose James II of England. ... June 19 is the 170th day of the year (171st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 195 days remaining. ... Alessandro Marcello (August 24, 1669 - June 19, 1747) was a Italian nobleman who dabbled in various areas, including poetry, philosophy, mathematics and, perhaps most notably, music. ... // Events Samuel Pepys stopped writing his diary. ... July 9 is the 190th day of the year (191st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 175 days remaining. ... Giovanni Bononcini (1670 - June 19, 1747), was an Italian Baroque composer and cellist, one of a family of musicians. ... 1670 was a common year beginning on a Saturday in countries using the Julian calendar and a Wednesday in countries using the Gregorian calendar. ... October 10 is the 283rd day of the year (284th in leap years). ... For other persons named John Potter, see John Potter (disambiguation). ... The Archbishop of Canterbury is the spiritual leader and senior clergyman of the Church of England, recognized by convention as the head of the worldwide Anglican Communion. ... Events February 19 - England and the Netherlands sign the Treaty of Westminster. ... 17 November is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece, coinciding with the anniversary of the Athens Polytechnic uprising. ... Alain-René Lesage (May 8, 1668 – November 17, 1747) was a French novelist and playwright born at Sarzeau, Brittany. ... 1668 (MDCLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Wednesday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... December 2 is the 336th day (337th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Vincent Bourne (1695 - December 2, 1747), English classical scholar, familiarly known as Vinny Bourne, was born at Westminster. ... Events January 27 - Change of emperor of the Ottoman Empire from Ahmed II to Mustafa II (1695-1703) July 17 - The Bank of Scotland is founded by an Act of Parliament of the old Scottish Parliament. ...

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