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During the 20th Century and continuing today it became popular to look at that century's decades as historical entities in themselves. Particular trends, styles, and attitudes would be associated with and define different decades of the century, and thus the names of the decades themselves have come to be synonymous with them. Some commentators suggest that this phenomenon will not continue into the 21st Century with its decades. (19th century  20th century  21st century  more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999 in the...
In calendars based on the Christian Era or Common Era, such as the Gregorian calendar, the 21st century is the current century, as of this writing. ...
(7th millennium BC – 6th millennium BC – 5th millennium BC – other millennia) Events c. ...
(40th century BC  39th century BC  other centuries) (5th millennium BC  4th millennium BC  3rd millennium BC) Events Civilizations spring up within the Mesopotamia region. ...
(40th century BC  39th century BC  38th century BC  other centuries) (5th millennium BC  4th millennium BC  3rd millennium BC) Events Construction in England of the Sweet Track, the Worlds first known engineered roadway. ...
(40th century BC  39th century BC  38th century BC  other centuries) (5th millennium BC  4th millennium BC  3rd millennium BC) Events Construction in England of the Sweet Track, the Worlds first known engineered roadway. ...
(39th century BC  38th century BC  37th century BC  other centuries) (5th millennium BC  4th millennium BC  3rd millennium BC) Events Civilization of Crete September 6, 3761 BC  First day of the Hebrew Calendar (the Creation) Significant persons Inventions, discoveries, introductions Categories: Centuries  38th century BC  4th millennium BC ...
(38th century BC  37th century BC  36th century BC  other centuries) (5th millennium BC  4th millennium BC  3rd millennium BC) Events Start of Naqada culture in Egypt Significant persons Inventions, discoveries, introductions 377 BCFirst SolarPowered calculator invented. ...
(37th century BC  36th century BC  35th century BC  other centuries) (5th millennium BC  4th millennium BC  3rd millennium BC) Events Civilization of Sumeria Significant persons Inventions, discoveries, introductions Categories: Centuries  36th century BC  4th millennium BC ...
(36th century BC  35th century BC  34th century BC  other centuries) (5th millennium BC  4th millennium BC  3rd millennium BC) Events 3450 (?)  Stage IId of the Naqada culture in Egypt Significant persons Inventions, discoveries, introductions ?  Irrigation in Ancient Egypt ?  First cities in Egypt ?  First use of Cuneiform (script) Categories: Centuries...
(35th century BC  34th century BC  33rd century BC  other centuries) (5th millennium BC  4th millennium BC  3rd millennium BC) Events Stage IIIa2 of the Naqada culture in Egypt (dated in 1998) Significant persons UrNina first king of Lagash in Mesopotamia (c. ...
(34th century BC  33rd century BC  32nd century BC  other centuries) (5th millennium BC  4th millennium BC  3rd millennium BC) Events Ancient Egyptians begin using clay, bone & ivory tags to label boxes. ...
(33rd century BC  32nd century BC  31st century BC  other centuries) (5th millennium BC  4th millennium BC  3rd millennium BC) Events Ancient Egypt: Earliest known Egyptian hieroglyphs Crete: Rise of Minoan civilization Neolithic settlement built at Skara Brae in the Orkney Islands, Scotland New Stone Age people in Ireland build...
(32nd century BC â€“ 31st century BC â€“ 30th century BC â€“ other centuries) (5th millennium BC â€“ 4th millennium BC â€“ 3rd millennium BC) Events 3000 BC â€“ Menes unifies Upper and Lower Egypt, and a new capital is erected at Memphis. ...
(31st century BC  30th century BC  29th century BC  other centuries) (4th millennium BC  3rd millennium BC  2nd millennium BC) Events 2925  2776 BC  First Dynasty wars in Egypt 2900 BC _ Beginning of the Early Dynastic Period I in Mesopotamia. ...
(Redirected from 2900s BC) (31st century BC  30th century BC  29th century BC  other centuries) (4th millennium BC  3rd millennium BC  2nd millennium BC) Events 2925  2776 BC  First Dynasty wars in Egypt 2900 BC  Beginning of the Early Dynastic Period I in Mesopotamia. ...
(30th century BC  29th century BC  28th century BC  other centuries) (4th millennium BC  3rd millennium BC  2nd millennium BC) Events 2890 BC  Egypt: End of First Dynasty, start of Second Dynasty 2900  2334 BC  Mesopotamian wars of the Early Dynastic period Significant persons Inventions, discoveries, introductions Categories: 29th century...
(Redirected from 2800s BC) (30th century BC  29th century BC  28th century BC  other centuries) (4th millennium BC  3rd millennium BC  2nd millennium BC) Events 2890 BC  Egypt: End of First Dynasty, start of Second Dynasty 2900  2334 BC  Mesopotamian wars of the Early Dynastic period Significant persons Inventions, discoveries...
(29th century BC  28th century BC  27th century BC  other centuries) (4th millennium BC  3rd millennium BC  2nd millennium BC) Events 2775  2650 BC  Second Dynasty wars in Egypt 2750 BC  End of the Early Dynastic I Period, and the beginning of the Early Dynastic II Period Mesopotamia. ...
(Redirected from 2700s BC) (29th century BC  28th century BC  27th century BC  other centuries) (4th millennium BC  3rd millennium BC  2nd millennium BC) Events 2775  2650 BC  Second Dynasty wars in Egypt 2750 BC  End of the Early Dynastic I Period, and the beginning of the Early Dynastic II...
(28th century BC  27th century BC  26th century BC  other centuries) (4th millennium BC  3rd millennium BC  2nd millennium BC) Events 2900  2334 BC  Mesopotamian wars of the Early Dynastic period 2775  2650 BC  Second Dynasty wars in Egypt Germination of the Bristlecone pine tree Methuselah about 2700 BC, the...
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(27th century BC  26th century BC  25th century BC  other centuries) (4th millennium BC  3rd millennium BC  2nd millennium BC) Events 2900  2334 BC – Mesopotamian wars of the Early Dynastic period. ...
(26th century BC  25th century BC  24th century BC  other centuries) (4th millennium BC  3rd millennium BC  2nd millennium BC) Events 2900  2334 BC  Mesopotamian wars of the Early Dynastic period 2494 BC  End of Fourth Dynasty, start of Fifth Dynasty in Egypt. ...
(Redirected from 2400s BC) (26th century BC  25th century BC  24th century BC  other centuries) (4th millennium BC  3rd millennium BC  2nd millennium BC) Events 2900  2334 BC  Mesopotamian wars of the Early Dynastic period 2494 BC  End of Fourth Dynasty, start of Fifth Dynasty in Egypt. ...
(25th century BC  24th century BC  23rd century BC  other centuries) (4th millennium BC  3rd millennium BC  2nd millennium BC) Events 2900  2334 BC  Mesopotamian wars of the Early Dynastic period 2350 BC  End of the Early Dynastic IIIb Period in Mesopotamia 2350 BC  First destruction of the city of...
(25th century BC  24th century BC  23rd century BC  other centuries) (4th millennium BC  3rd millennium BC  2nd millennium BC) // Events 2900â€“2334 BC  Mesopotamian wars of the Early Dynastic period 2350 BC  End of the Early Dynastic IIIb Period in Mesopotamia 2350 BC  First destruction of the city of...
(Redirected from 2300s BC) (25th century BC  24th century BC  23rd century BC  other centuries) (4th millennium BC  3rd millennium BC  2nd millennium BC) Events 2900  2334 BC  Mesopotamian wars of the Early Dynastic period 2350 BC  End of the Early Dynastic IIIb Period in Mesopotamia 2334  2279 BC  Sargon...
(24th century BC  23rd century BC  22nd century BC  other centuries) (4th millennium BC  3rd millennium BC  2nd millennium BC) Events 2334  2279 BC (short chronology) Sargon of Akkads conquest of Mesopotamia 2217  2193 BC  Nomadic invasions of Akkad 2205 BC  According to much later myths, foundation of the...
(24th century BC  23rd century BC  22nd century BC  other centuries) (4th millennium BC  3rd millennium BC  2nd millennium BC) Events 2334  2279 BC (short chronology) Sargon of Akkads conquest of Mesopotamia 2217  2193 BC  Nomadic invasions of Akkad 2205 BC  According to much later myths, foundation of the...
(Redirected from 2230s BC) (24th century BC  23rd century BC  22nd century BC  other centuries) (4th millennium BC  3rd millennium BC  2nd millennium BC) Events 2334  2279 BC (short chronology) Sargon of Akkads conquest of Mesopotamia 2217  2193 BC  Nomadic invasions of Akkad 2205 BC  Foundation of the Xia...
(Redirected from 2220s BC) (24th century BC  23rd century BC  22nd century BC  other centuries) (4th millennium BC  3rd millennium BC  2nd millennium BC) Events 2334  2279 BC (short chronology) Sargon of Akkads conquest of Mesopotamia 2217  2193 BC  Nomadic invasions of Akkad 2205 BC  Foundation of the Xia...
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(23rd century BC  22nd century BC  21st century BC  other centuries) (4th millennium BC  3rd millennium BC  2nd millennium BC) Events 2217  2193 BC  Nomadic invasions of Akkad 2181 BC  Egypt: End of Egypt: End of Seventh Dynasty, start of Eighth Dynasty 2160 BC  Egypt: End of Eighth Dynasty, start...
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(22nd century BC  21st century BC  20th century BC  other centuries) (4th millennium BC  3rd millennium BC  2nd millennium BC) Events 2130  2080 BC  Ninth Dynasty wars in Egypt 2112  2095 BC  Sumerian campaigns of UrNammu 2091  beginning of the Patriarchal Age is traditionally set in this year 2064...
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(21st century BC  20th century BC  19th century BC  other centuries) (3rd millennium BC  2nd millennium BC  1st millennium BC) Events 2071 BC  Magh Ithe, first recorded battle in Ireland myths. ...
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(Redirected from 1890s BC) (20th century BC  19th century BC  18th century BC  other centuries) (3rd millennium BC  2nd millennium BC  1st millennium BC) Events Hittite empire in Anatolia 1829  1818 BC  EgyptianNubian war 1818 BC  Egyptian Campaign in Palestine 1813 BC  Amorite Conquest of Northern Mesopotamia 1806 BC...
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(19th century BC  18th century BC  17th century BC  other centuries) (3rd millennium BC  2nd millennium BC  1st millennium BC) // Events 1787  1784 BC  Amorite conquests of Uruk and Isin 1786 BC  Egypt: End of Twelfth Dynasty, start of Thirteenth Dynasty, start of Fourteenth Dynasty 1766 BC  Shang conquest of...
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(Redirected from 1700s BC) (19th century BC  18th century BC  17th century BC  other centuries) (3rd millennium BC  2nd millennium BC  1st millennium BC) Events 1787  1784 BC  Amorite conquests of Uruk and Isin 1786 BC  Egypt: End of Twelfth Dynasty, start of Thirteenth Dynasty, start of Fourteenth Dynasty 1766...
(18th century BC  17th century BC  16th century BC  other centuries) (1690s BC  1680s BC  1670s BC  1660s BC  1650s BC  1640s BC  1630s BC  1620s BC  1610s BC  1600s BC  1590s BC  other decades) (3rd millennium BC  2nd millennium BC  1st millennium BC) Events 1700  1500 BC  Hurrian conquests...
Centuries: 18th century BC  17th century BC  15th century BC Decades: 1690s BC  1680s BC 1670s BC 1660s BC 1650s BC 1640s BC Events and trends LilaIrTash rules the Elamite Empire (c. ...
Centuries: 18th century BC  17th century BC  15th century BC Decades: 1690s BC  1680s BC  1670s BC 1660s BC 1650s BC 1640s BC 1630s BC Events and trends Egypt: Start of Sixteenth Dynasty Significant people Death of Heremon of Irish legend (1684 BC) Categories: 1680s BC ...
Centuries: 18th century BC  17th century BC  15th century BC Decades: 1690s BC 1680s BC  1670s BC  1660s BC 1650s BC 1640s BC 1630s BC 1620s BC Events and trends Egypt: Start of Fifteenth Dynasty Significant people Categories: 1670s BC ...
Centuries: 18th century BC  17th century BC  15th century BC Decades: 1690s BC 1680s BC 1670s BC  1660s BC  1650s BC 1640s BC 1630s BC 1620s BC 1610s BC Events and trends Significant people Categories: 1660s BC ...
Centuries: 18th century BC  17th century BC  15th century BC Decades: 1690s BC 1680s BC 1670s BC 1660s BC  1650s BC  1640s BC 1630s BC 1620s BC 1610s BC 1600s BC Events and trends Egypt: Start of Seventeenth Dynasty Significant people Categories: 1650s BC ...
Centuries: 18th century BC  17th century BC  15th century BC Decades: 1690s BC 1680s BC 1670s BC 1660s BC 1650s BC  1640s BC  1630s BC 1620s BC 1610s BC 1600s BC 1590s BC Events and trends Santorini, Aegean Sea erupts. ...
Centuries: 18th century BC  17th century BC  15th century BC Decades: 1680s BC 1670s BC 1660s BC 1650s BC 1640s BC  1630s BC  1620s BC 1610s BC 1600s BC 1590s BC 1580s BC Events and trends Egypt: End of Thirteenth Dynasty Significant people Categories: 1630s BC ...
Centuries: 18th century BC  17th century BC  15th century BC Decades: 1670s BC 1660s BC 1650s BC 1640s BC 1630s BC  1620s BC  1610s BC 1600s BC 1590s BC 1580s BC 1570s BC Events and trends Significant people Categories: 1620s BC ...
Centuries: 18th century BC  17th century BC  15th century BC Decades: 1660s BC 1650s BC 1640s BC 1630s BC 1620s BC  1610s BC  1600s BC 1590s BC 1580s BC 1570s BC 1560s BC Events and trends Significant people Categories: 1610s BC ...
Centuries: 18th century BC  17th century BC  16th century BC Decades: 1650s BC 1640s BC 1630s BC 1620s BC 1610s BC  1600s BC  1590s BC 1580s BC 1570s BC 1560s BC 1550s BC Events and trends Egypt: End of Fourteenth Dynasty The creation of one of the oldest surviving astronomical...
(17th century BC  16th century BC  15th century BC  other centuries) (1600s BC  1590s BC  1580s BC  1570s BC  1560s BC  1550s BC  1540s BC  1530s BC  1520s BC  1510s BC  1500s BC  other decades) (3rd millennium BC  2nd millennium BC  1st millennium BC) Events 1700  1500 BC  Hurrian conquests...
Centuries: 17th century BC  16th century BC  15th century BC Decades: 1640s BC 1630s BC 1620s BC 1610s BC 1600s BC  1590s BC  1580s BC 1570s BC 1560s BC 1550s BC 1540s BC Events and trends 1595 BC  Mursilis I, king of the Hittites, sacks Babylon. ...
Centuries: 17th century BC  16th century BC  15th century BC Decades: 1630s BC 1620s BC 1610s BC 1600s BC 1590s BC  1580s BC  1570s BC 1560s BC 1550s BC 1540s BC 1530s BC Events and Trends Significant People Categories: 1580s BC ...
Centuries: 17th century BC  16th century BC  15th century BC Decades: 1620s BC 1610s BC 1600s BC 1590s BC 1580s BC  1570s BC  1560s BC 1550s BC 1540s BC 1530s BC 1520s BC Events and Trends Significant People Kamose, last Pharaoh of the 17th Dynasty of Egypt (1573  1570 BC). ...
Centuries: 17th century BC  16th century BC  15th century BC Decades: 1610s BC 1600s BC 1590s BC 1580s BC 1570s BC  1560s BC  1550s BC 1540s BC 1530s BC 1520s BC 1510s BC Events and Trends 1567  Egypt: End of Fifteenth Dynasty, end of Sixteenth Dynasty, end of Seventeenth Dynasty...
Centuries: 17th century BC  16th century BC  15th century BC Decades: 1600s BC 1590s BC 1580s BC 1570s BC 1560s BC  1550s BC  1540s BC 1530s BC 1520s BC 1510s BC 1500s BC Events and Trends The city of Mycenae, located in the northeast Peloponnesus, came to dominate the rest...
Centuries: 17th century BC  16th century BC  15th century BC Decades: 1590s BC 1580s BC 1570s BC 1560s BC 1550s BC  1540s BC  1530s BC 1520s BC 1510s BC 1500s BC 1490s BC Events and Trends History of ancient Israel and Judah  earliest date for Amhose founding the 18th Egyptian...
Centuries: 17th century BC  16th century BC  15th century BC Decades: 1580s BC 1570s BC 1560s BC 1550s BC 1540s BC  1530s BC  1520s BC 1510s BC 1500s BC 1490s BC 1480s BC Events and Trends 1539 BC: Approximate first use of the Valley of the Kings 1530 BC: End...
Centuries: 17th century BC  16th century BC  15th century BC Decades: 1570s BC 1560s BC 1550s BC 1540s BC 1530s BC  1520s BC  1510s BC 1500s BC 1490s BC 1480s BC 1470s BC Events and Trends 1523  Traditional date for the beginning of the Shang Dynasty in China. ...
Centuries: 17th century BC  16th century BC  15th century BC Decades: 1560s BC 1550s BC 1540s BC 1530s BC 1520s BC  1510s BC  1500s BC 1490s BC 1480s BC 1470s BC 1460s BC Events and Trends 1512 BC (approx. ...
Centuries: 17th century BC  16th century BC  15th century BC Decades: 1550s BC 1540s BC 1530s BC 1520s BC 1510s BC  1500s BC  1490s BC 1480s BC 1470s BC 1460s BC 1450s BC Events and Trends Stonehenge built in Wiltshire, England The element Mercury has been discovered in Egyptian tombs...
(16th century BC  15th century BC  14th century BC  other centuries) (1500s BC  1490s BC  1480s BC  1470s BC  1460s BC  1450s BC  1440s BC  1430s BC  1420s BC  1410s BC  1400s BC  other decades) (3rd millennium BC  2nd millennium BC  1st millennium BC) Events 1504 BC  1492 BC  Egypt...
Centuries: 16th century BC  15th century BC  14th century BC Decades: 1540s BC 1530s BC 1520s BC 1510s BC 1500s BC  1490s BC  1480s BC 1470s BC 1460s BC 1450s BC 1440s BC Events and Trends Egypt conquers Nubia and the Levant (1504 BC  1492 BC). ...
Centuries: 16th century BC  15th century BC  14th century BC Decades: 1530s BC 1520s BC 1510s BC 1500s BC 1490s BC  1480s BC  1470s BC 1460s BC 1450s BC 1440s BC 1430s BC Events and Trends 1487 BC  Amphictyon, son of Deucalion and Pyrrha and legendary King of Athens dies...
Centuries: 16th century BC  15th century BC  14th century BC Decades: 1520s BC 1510s BC 1500s BC 1490s BC 1480s BC  1470s BC  1460s BC 1450s BC 1440s BC 1430s BC 1420s BC Events and Trends Significant People Hatshepsut of Egypt starts her rule Categories: 1470s BC ...
Centuries: 16th century BC  15th century BC  14th century BC Decades: 1510s BC 1500s BC 1490s BC 1480s BC 1470s BC  1460s BC  1450s BC 1440s BC 1430s BC 1420s BC 1410s BC Events and Trends In the Battle of Megiddo, Egypt defeats Canaan (1469 BC) The Kassites overran Babylonia...
Centuries: 16th century BC  15th century BC  14th century BC Decades: 1500s BC 1490s BC 1480s BC 1470s BC 1460s BC  1450s BC  1440s BC 1430s BC 1420s BC 1410s BC 1400s BC Events and Trends According to some, 1456 BC was the year that Moses lead the Exodus of...
Centuries: 16th century BC  15th century BC  14th century BC Decades: 1490s BC 1480s BC 1470s BC 1460s BC 1450s BC  1440s BC  1430s BC 1420s BC 1410s BC 1400s BC 1390s BC Events and Trends Significant People The Egyptian reign of Amenhotep II Categories: 1440s BC ...
Centuries: 16th century BC  15th century BC  14th century BC Decades: 1480s BC 1470s BC 1460s BC 1450s BC 1440s BC  1430s BC  1420s BC 1410s BC 1400s BC 1390s BC 1380s BC Events and Trends 1437 BC  Legendary King Erichthonius I of Athens dies after a reign of 50...
Centuries: 16th century BC  15th century BC  14th century BC Decades: 1470s BC 1460s BC 1450s BC 1440s BC 1430s BC  1420s BC  1410s BC 1400s BC 1390s BC 1380s BC 1370s BC Events and Trends Crete conquered by Mycenae (approximately 1420 BC)  start of the Mycenaean period The great...
Centuries: 16th century BC  15th century BC  14th century BC Decades: 1460s BC 1450s BC 1440s BC 1430s BC 1420s BC  1410s BC  1400s BC 1390s BC 1380s BC 1370s BC 1360s BC Events and Trends Significant People 1417 BC: Start of the rule of Amenophis III Categories: 1410s BC...
Centuries: 16th century BC  15th century BC  14th century BC Decades: 1450s BC 1440s BC 1430s BC 1420s BC 1410s BC  1400s BC  1390s BC 1380s BC 1370s BC 1360s BC 1350s BC Events and Trends Palace of Minos destroyed by fire (1400 BC) Several board games, including Alquerque, carved...
(15th century BC  14th century BC  13th century BC  other centuries) (1400s BC  1390s BC  1380s BC  1370s BC  1360s BC  1350s BC  1340s BC  1330s BC  1320s BC  1310s BC  1300s BC  other decades) (3rd millennium BC  2nd millennium BC  1st millennium BC) Events 1344  1322 BC  Beginning of...
Centuries: 15th century BC  14th century BC  13th century BC Decades: 1440s BC 1430s BC 1420s BC 1410s BC 1400s BC  1390s BC  1380s BC 1370s BC 1360s BC 1350s BC 1340s BC Events and Trends 1397 BC  Pandion, legendary King of Athens dies after a reign of 40 years...
Centuries: 15th century BC  14th century BC  13th century BC Decades: 1430s BC 1420s BC 1410s BC 1400s BC 1390s BC  1380s BC  1370s BC 1360s BC 1350s BC 1340s BC 1330s BC Events and Trends Pharaoh Amenhotep II connects the Nile and the Red Sea with a canal (1380...
Centuries: 15th century BC  14th century BC  13th century BC Decades: 1420s BC 1410s BC 1400s BC 1390s BC 1380s BC  1370s BC  1360s BC 1350s BC 1340s BC 1330s BC 1320s BC Events and Trends Significant People The end of the rule of Amenophis III Categories: 1370s BC ...
Centuries: 15th century BC  14th century BC  13th century BC Decades: 1410s BC 1400s BC 1390s BC 1380s BC 1370s BC  1360s BC  1350s BC 1340s BC 1330s BC 1320s BC 1310s BC Events and Trends Significant People 1368 BC  Death of Erichthonius, mythical King of Dardania. ...
Centuries: 15th century BC  14th century BC  13th century BC Decades: 1400s BC 1390s BC 1380s BC 1370s BC 1360s BC  1350s BC  1340s BC 1330s BC 1320s BC 1310s BC 1300s BC Events and Trends Significant People 1350 BC  Pharaoh Amenhotep IV Akhenaton rises to the throne of Egypt. ...
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Centuries: 15th century BC  14th century BC  13th century BC Decades: 1380s BC 1370s BC 1360s BC 1350s BC 1340s BC  1330s BC  1320s BC 1310s BC 1300s BC 1290s BC 1280s BC Events and Trends Significant People 1338 BC  Queen Tiy of Egypt, Chief Queen of Amenhotep III and...
Centuries: 15th century BC  14th century BC  13th century BC Decades: 1370s BC 1360s BC 1350s BC 1340s BC 1330s BC  1320s BC  1310s BC 1300s BC 1290s BC 1280s BC 1270s BC Events and Trends Egypt: End of Eighteenth Dynasty, start of Nineteenth Dynasty (1320 BC) Significant People 1323...
Centuries: 15th century BC  14th century BC  13th century BC Decades: 1360s BC 1350s BC 1340s BC 1330s BC 1320s BC  1310s BC  1300s BC 1290s BC 1280s BC 1270s BC 1260s BC Events and Trends The Bhagavad Gita is written, according to some Hindu traditions. ...
Centuries: 15th century BC  14th century BC  13th century BC Decades: 1350s BC 1340s BC 1330s BC 1320s BC 1310s BC  1300s BC  1290s BC 1280s BC 1270s BC 1260s BC 1250s BC Events and Trends Cecrops II, legendary King of Athens dies after a reign of 40 years and...
(14th century BC  13th century BC  12th century BC  other centuries) (1300s BC  1290s BC  1280s BC  1270s BC  1260s BC  1250s BC  1240s BC  1230s BC  1220s BC  1210s BC  1200s BC  other decades) (3rd millennium BC  2nd millennium BC  1st millennium BC) Events 1295 BC  End of the...
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Centuries: 14th century BC  13th century BC  12th century BC Decades: 1330s BC 1320s BC 1310s BC 1300s BC 1290s BC  1280s BC  1270s BC 1260s BC 1250s BC 1240s BC 1230s BC Events and Trends 1285 BC  Battle of Kadesh: Rameses II, Pharaoh of Egypt is almost defeated by...
Centuries: 14th century BC  13th century BC  12th century BC Decades: 1320s BC 1310s BC 1300s BC 1290s BC 1280s BC  1270s BC  1260s BC 1250s BC 1240s BC 1230s BC 1220s BC Events and Trends Significant People Categories: 1270s BC ...
Centuries: 14th century BC  13th century BC  12th century BC Decades: 1310s BC 1300s BC 1290s BC 1280s BC 1270s BC  1260s BC  1250s BC 1240s BC 1230s BC 1220s BC 1210s BC Events and Trends 1269 BC  Ramses II, king of ancient Egypt, and Hattusilis III, king of the...
Centuries: 14th century BC  13th century BC  12th century BC Decades: 1300s BC 1290s BC 1280s BC 1270s BC 1260s BC  1250s BC  1240s BC 1230s BC 1220s BC 1210s BC 1200s BC Events and Trends September 7, 1251 BC  A solar eclipse at this date might mark the birth...
Centuries: 14th century BC  13th century BC  12th century BC Decades: 1290s BC 1280s BC 1270s BC 1260s BC 1250s BC  1240s BC  1230s BC 1220s BC 1210s BC 1200s BC 1190s BC Events and Trends Significant People Categories: 1240s BC ...
Centuries: 14th century BC  13th century BC  12th century BC Decades: 1280s BC 1270s BC 1260s BC 1250s BC 1240s BC  1230s BC  1220s BC 1210s BC 1200s BC 1190s BC 1180s BC Events and trends Aegeus, legendary King of Athens, receives a false message that his designated heir Theseus...
Centuries: 14th century BC  13th century BC  12th century BC Decades: 1270s BC 1260s BC 1250s BC 1240s BC 1230s BC  1220s BC  1210s BC 1200s BC 1190s BC 1180s BC 1170s BC Events and Trends 1225 BC  Birth of legendary Helen to King Tyndareus of Sparta and his wife...
Centuries: 14th century BC  13th century BC  12th century BC Decades: 1260s BC 1250s BC 1240s BC 1230s BC 1220s BC  1210s BC  1200s BC 1190s BC 1180s BC 1170s BC 1160s BC Events and Trends 1213 BC  Theseus, legendary King of Athens is deposed and succeeded by Menestheus, great...
Centuries: 14th century BC  13th century BC  12th century BC Decades: 1250s BC 1240s BC 1230s BC 1220s BC 1210s BC  1200s BC  1190s BC 1180s BC 1170s BC 1160s BC 1150s BC Events and Trends 1204 BC  Theseus, legendary King of Athens is deposed after a reign of 30...
(13th century BC  12th century BC  11th century BC  other centuries) (1200s BC  1190s BC  1180s BC  1170s BC  1160s BC  1150s BC  1140s BC  1130s BC  1120s BC  1110s BC  1100s BC  other decades) (3rd millennium BC  2nd millennium BC  1st millennium BC) Events 1200 BC  Ancient Pueblo Peoples...
Centuries: 13th century BC  12th century BC  11th century BC Decades: 1240s BC 1230s BC 1220s BC 1210s BC 1200s BC  1190s BC  1180s BC 1170s BC 1160s BC 1150s BC 1140s BC Events and Trends 1197 BC The beginning of first period (1197 BC  982 BC) by Sau Yung...
Centuries: 13th century BC  12th century BC  11th century BC Decades: 1230s BC 1220s BC 1210s BC 1200s BC 1190s BC  1180s BC  1170s BC 1160s BC 1150s BC 1140s BC 1130s BC Events and Trends April 24 1184 BC  Traditional date of the fall of Troy. ...
Centuries: 13th century BC  12th century BC  11th century BC Decades: 1220s BC 1210s BC 1200s BC 1190s BC 1180s BC  1170s BC  1160s BC 1150s BC 1140s BC 1130s BC 1120s BC Events and Trends April 16, 1178 BC  A solar eclipse may mark the return of Odysseus, legendary...
Centuries: 13th century BC  12th century BC  11th century BC Decades: 1210s BC 1200s BC 1190s BC 1180s BC 1170s BC  1160s BC  1150s BC 1140s BC 1130s BC 1120s BC 1110s BC Events and Trends Death of Pharaoh Ramses V, from smallpox (1160 BC) The Curse of Greyface and...
Centuries: 13th century BC  12th century BC  11th century BC Decades: 1200s BC 1190s BC 1180s BC 1170s BC 1160s BC  1150s BC  1140s BC 1130s BC 1120s BC 1110s BC 1100s BC Events and Trends 1159 BC  Global tree ring event (period of arrested tree growth) lasting for 18...
Centuries: 13th century BC  12th century BC  11th century BC Decades: 1190s BC 1180s BC 1170s BC 1160s BC 1150s BC  1140s BC  1130s BC 1120s BC 1110s BC 1100s BC 1090s BC Events and Trends 1147 BC  Demophon, legendary King of Athens and veteran of the Trojan War dies...
Centuries: 13th century BC  12th century BC  11th century BC Decades: 1180s BC 1170s BC 1160s BC 1150s BC 1140s BC  1130s BC  1120s BC 1110s BC 1100s BC 1090s BC 1080s BC Events and Trends 1135 BC  Oxyntes, legendary King of Athens dies after a reign of 12 years...
Centuries: 13th century BC  12th century BC  11th century BC Decades: 1170s BC 1160s BC 1150s BC 1140s BC 1130s BC  1120s BC  1110s BC 1100s BC 1090s BC 1080s BC 1070s BC Events and Trends 1126 BC  Thymoetes, legendary King of Athens dies childless after a reign of 8...
Centuries: 13th century BC  12th century BC  11th century BC Decades: 1160s BC 1150s BC 1140s BC 1130s BC 1120s BC  1110s BC  1100s BC 1090s BC 1080s BC 1070s BC 1060s BC Events and Trends 1115 BC  Zhou cheng wang becomes king of the Zhou Dynasty of China. ...
Centuries: 13th century BC  12th century BC  11th century BC Decades: 1150s BC 1140s BC 1130s BC 1120s BC 1110s BC  1100s BC  1090s BC 1080s BC 1070s BC 1060s BC 1050s BC Events and Trends 1100 BC  TiglathPileser I of Assyria conquers the Hittites c. ...
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Centuries: 12th century BC  11th century BC  10th century BC Decades: 1140s BC 1130s BC 1120s BC 1110s BC 1100s BC  1090s BC  1080s BC 1070s BC 1060s BC 1050s BC 1040s BC Events and Trends Significant People Categories: 1090s BC ...
Centuries: 12th century BC  11th century BC  10th century BC Decades: 1130s BC 1120s BC 1110s BC 1100s BC 1090s BC  1080s BC  1070s BC 1060s BC 1050s BC 1040s BC 1030s BC Events and Trends 1089 BC  Melanthus, legendary King of Athens dies after a reign of 37 years...
Centuries: 12th century BC  11th century BC  10th century BC Decades: 1120s BC 1110s BC 1100s BC 1090s BC 1080s BC  1070s BC  1060s BC 1050s BC 1040s BC 1030s BC 1020s BC Events and Trends 1079 BC  Death of Zhou cheng wang, King of the Zhou Dynasty of China. ...
Centuries: 12th century BC  11th century BC  10th century BC Decades: 1110s BC 1100s BC 1090s BC 1080s BC 1070s BC  1060s BC  1050s BC 1040s BC 1030s BC 1020s BC 1010s BC Events and Trends 1069 BC  Ramses XI dies, ending the Twentieth Dynasty. ...
Centuries: 12th century BC  11th century BC  10th century BC Decades: 1100s BC 1090s BC 1080s BC 1070s BC 1060s BC  1050s BC  1040s BC 1030s BC 1020s BC 1010s BC 1000s BC Events and Trends 1053 BC  Death of Zhou kang wang, King of the Zhou Dynasty of China. ...
Centuries: 12th century BC  11th century BC  10th century BC Decades: 1090s BC 1080s BC 1070s BC 1060s BC 1050s BC  1040s BC  1030s BC 1020s BC 1010s BC 1000s BC 990s BC Events and Trends 1048 BC  Medon, King of Athens, dies after a reign of 20 years and...
Centuries: 12th century BC  11th century BC  10th century BC Decades: 1080s BC 1070s BC 1060s BC 1050s BC 1040s BC  1030s BC  1020s BC 1010s BC 1000s BC 990s BC 980s BC Events and Trends 1039 BC  Neferkare Amenemnisu, king of Egypt, dies. ...
Centuries: 12th century BC  11th century BC  10th century BC Decades: 1070s BC 1060s BC 1050s BC 1040s BC 1030s BC  1020s BC  1010s BC 1000s BC 990s BC 980s BC 970s BC Events and Trends 1027 BC  Traditional date for the end of the Shang Dynasty in China. ...
Centuries: 12th century BC  11th century BC  10th century BC Decades: 1060s BC 1050s BC 1040s BC 1030s BC 1020s BC  1010s BC  1000s BC 990s BC 980s BC 970s BC 960s BC Events and Trends 1012 BC  Acastus, King of Athens dies after a reign of 36 years and...
Centuries: 12th century BC  11th century BC  10th century BC Decades: 1050s BC 1040s BC 1030s BC 1020s BC 1010s BC  1000s BC  990s BC 980s BC 970s BC 960s BC 950s BC Events and trends 1006 BC  David becomes king of the ancient Israelites (traditional date) 1002 BC  Death...
(11th century BC  10th century BC  9th century BC  other centuries) (1000s BC  990s BC  980s BC  970s BC  960s BC  950s BC  940s BC  930s BC  920s BC  910s BC  900s BC  other decades) (3rd millennium BC  2nd millennium BC  1st millennium BC) Events Partition of the ancient Israelite...
Centuries: 11th century BC  10th century BC  9th century BC Decades: 1040s BC 1030s BC 1020s BC 1010s BC 1000s BC  990s BC  980s BC 970s BC 960s BC 950s BC 940s BC Events and trends 993 BC  Amenemope succeeds Psusennes I as king of Egypt. ...
Centuries: 11th century BC  10th century BC  9th century BC Decades: 1030s BC 1020s BC 1010s BC 1000s BC 990s BC  980s BC  970s BC 960s BC 950s BC 940s BC 930s BC Events and Trends 984 BC  Osorkon the Elder succeeds Amenemope as king of Egypt. ...
Centuries: 11th century BC  10th century BC  9th century BC Decades: 1020s BC 1010s BC 1000s BC 990s BC 980s BC  970s BC  960s BC 950s BC 940s BC 930s BC 920s BC Events and Trends 978 BC  Siamun succeeds Osorkon the Elder as king of Egypt Significant People Categories...
Centuries: 11th century BC  10th century BC  9th century BC Decades: 1010s BC 1000s BC 990s BC 980s BC 970s BC  960s BC  950s BC 940s BC 930s BC 920s BC 910s BC Events and Trends 967 BC  TiglathPileser II becomes King of Assyria. ...
Centuries: 11th century BC  10th century BC  9th century BC Decades: 1000s BC 990s BC 980s BC 970s BC 960s BC  950s BC  940s BC 930s BC 920s BC 910s BC 900s BC Events and Trends 959 BC  Psusennes II succeeds Siamun as king of Egypt. ...
Centuries: 11th century BC  10th century BC  9th century BC Decades: 990s BC 980s BC 970s BC 960s BC 950s BC  940s BC  930s BC 920s BC 910s BC 900s BC 890s BC Events and Trends 947 BC  Death of Zhou mo wang, King of the Zhou Dynasty of China. ...
Centuries: 11th century BC  10th century BC  9th century BC Decades: 980s BC 970s BC 960s BC 950s BC 940s BC  930s BC  920s BC 910s BC 900s BC 890s BC 880s BC Events and Trends 935 BC  Death of Zhou gong wang, King of the Zhou Dynasty of China. ...
Centuries: 11th century BC  10th century BC  9th century BC Decades: 970s BC 960s BC 950s BC 940s BC 930s BC  920s BC  910s BC 900s BC 890s BC 880s BC 870s BC Events and Trends 925 BC  On the death of king Solomon, his son Rehoboam is unable to...
Centuries: 11th century BC  10th century BC  9th century BC Decades: 960s BC 950s BC 940s BC 930s BC 920s BC  910s BC  900s BC 890s BC 880s BC 870s BC 860s BC Events and Trends 912 BC  Adadnirari II succeeds his father Assurdan as king of Assyria. ...
Centuries: 11th century BC  10th century BC  9th century BC Decades: 950s BC 940s BC 930s BC 920s BC 910s BC  900s BC  890s BC 880s BC 870s BC 860s BC 850s BC Events and Trends 909 BC  Zhou xiao wang becomes King of the Zhou Dynasty of China. ...
(10th century BC  9th century BC  8th century BC  other centuries) (900s BC  890s BC  880s BC  870s BC  860s BC  850s BC  840s BC  830s BC  820s BC  810s BC  800s BC  other decades) (2nd millennium BC  1st millennium BC  1st millennium AD) Events Kingdom of Kush (900 BC...
Centuries: 10th century BC  9th century BC  8th century BC Decades: 940s BC 930s BC 920s BC 910s BC 900s BC  890s BC  880s BC 870s BC 860s BC 850s BC 840s BC Events and Trends 895 BC  Death of Zhou xiao wang, King of the Zhou Dynasty of China. ...
Centuries: 10th century BC  9th century BC  8th century BC Decades: 930s BC 920s BC 910s BC 900s BC 890s BC  880s BC  870s BC 860s BC 850s BC 840s BC 830s BC Events and Trends 889 BC  Takelot succeeds his father Osorkon I as king of Egypt. ...
Centuries: 10th century BC  9th century BC  8th century BC Decades: 920s BC 910s BC 900s BC 890s BC 880s BC  870s BC  860s BC 850s BC 840s BC 830s BC 820s BC Events and Trends 879 BC  Death of Zhou yi wang, King of the Zhou Dynasty of China. ...
Centuries: 10th century BC  9th century BC  8th century BC Decades: 910s BC 900s BC 890s BC 880s BC 870s BC  860s BC  850s BC 840s BC 830s BC 820s BC 810s BC Events and Trends 865 BC  Kar Kalmaneser was conquered by the Assyrian king Shalmaneser III 864 BC...
Centuries: 10th century BC  9th century BC  8th century BC Decades: 900s BC 890s BC 880s BC 870s BC 860s BC  850s BC  840s BC 830s BC 820s BC 810s BC 800s BC Years: 859 BC 858 BC 857 BC 856 BC 855 BC 854 BC 853 BC 852 BC...
Centuries: 10th century BC  9th century BC  8th century BC Decades: 890s BC 880s BC 870s BC 860s BC 850s BC  840s BC  830s BC 820s BC 810s BC 800s BC 790s BC Events and Trends 845 BC  Pherecles, King of Athens dies after a reign of 19 years and...
Centuries: 10th century BC  9th century BC  8th century BC Decades: 880s BC 870s BC 860s BC 850s BC 840s BC  830s BC  820s BC 810s BC 800s BC 790s BC 780s BC Events and Trends 836 BC  Shalmaneser III of Egypt. ...
Centuries: 10th century BC  9th century BC  8th century BC Decades: 870s BC 860s BC 850s BC 840s BC 830s BC  820s BC  810s BC 800s BC 790s BC 780s BC 770s BC Events and Trends 827 BC  Zhou xuan wang becomes King of the Zhou Dynasty of China. ...
Centuries: 10th century BC  9th century BC  8th century BC Decades: 860s BC 850s BC 840s BC 830s BC 820s BC  810s BC  800s BC 790s BC 780s BC 770s BC 760s BC Events and Trends 817 BC  Pedubastis I declares himself king of Egypt, founding the Twentythird Dynasty. ...
Centuries: 10th century BC  9th century BC  8th century BC Decades: 850s BC 840s BC 830s BC 820s BC 810s BC  800s BC  790s BC 780s BC 770s BC 760s BC 750s BC Events and Trends 804 BC  Hadadnirari IV of Assyria conquers Damascus. ...
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Centuries: 9th century BC  8th century BC  7th century BC Decades: 840s BC 830s BC 820s BC 810s BC 800s BC  790s BC  780s BC 770s BC 760s BC 750s BC 740s BC Events and Trends 797 BC  Ardysus I becomes king of Lydia. ...
Centuries: 9th century BC  8th century BC  7th century BC Decades: 830s BC 820s BC 810s BC 800s BC 790s BC  780s BC  770s BC 760s BC 750s BC 740s BC 730s BC Events and Trends 789 BC  Nineveh destroyed 780 BC  The first historic solar eclipse is recorded in...
Centuries: 9th century BC  8th century BC  7th century BC Decades: 820s BC 810s BC 800s BC 790s BC 780s BC  770s BC  760s BC 750s BC 740s BC 730s BC 720s BC Events and Trends 778 BC  Agamestor, King of Athens dies after a reign of 17 years and...
Centuries: 9th century BC  8th century BC  7th century BC Decades: 810s BC 800s BC 790s BC 780s BC 770s BC  760s BC  750s BC 740s BC 730s BC 720s BC 710s BC Events and Trends June 15 763 BC  A solar eclipse at this date is used to fix...
Centuries: 9th century BC  8th century BC  7th century BC Decades: 800s BC 790s BC 780s BC 770s BC 760s BC  750s BC  740s BC 730s BC 720s BC 710s BC 700s BC Events and Trends 756 BC  Founding of Cyzicus. ...
Centuries: 9th century BC  8th century BC  7th century BC Decades: 790s BC 780s BC 770s BC 760s BC 750s BC  740s BC  730s BC 720s BC 710s BC 700s BC 690s BC Events and Trends February 26 747 BC  Nabonassar becomes king of Assyria 747 BC  Meles becomes king...
Centuries: 9th century BC  8th century BC  7th century BC Decades: 780s BC 770s BC 760s BC 750s BC 740s BC  730s BC  720s BC 710s BC 700s BC 690s BC 680s BC Events and Trends 739 BC  Hiram II becomes king of Tyre 738 BC  King TiglathPileser III...
Centuries: 9th century BC  8th century BC  7th century BC Decades: 770s BC 760s BC 750s BC 740s BC 730s BC  720s BC  710s BC 700s BC 690s BC 680s BC 670s BC Events and Trends 728 BC  Piye invades Egypt, conquering Memphis and receives the submission of the rulers...
Centuries: 9th century BC  8th century BC  7th century BC Decades: 760s BC 750s BC 740s BC 730s BC 720s BC  710s BC  700s BC 690s BC 680s BC 670s BC 660s BC Events and trends Judah, Tyre and Sidon revolt against Assyria 719 BC  Zhou Huan Wang of the...
Centuries: 9th century BC  8th century BC  7th century BC Decades: 750s BC 740s BC 730s BC 720s BC 710s BC  700s BC  690s BC 680s BC 670s BC 660s BC 650s BC Events and Trends 708 BC  Spartan immigrants found Taras (Tarentum, the modern Taranto) colony in southern Italy. ...
(8th century BC  7th century BC  6th century BC  other centuries) (700s BC  690s BC  680s BC  670s BC  660s BC  650s BC  640s BC  630s BC  620s BC  610s BC  600s BC  other decades) (2nd millennium BC  1st millennium BC  1st millennium AD) Events Scythians arrived in Asia Collapse...
Centuries: 8th century BC  7th century BC  6th century BC Decades: 740s BC 730s BC 720s BC 710s BC 700s BC  690s BC  680s BC 670s BC 660s BC 650s BC 640s BC Events and Trends 699 BC  Khallushu succeeds ShuttirNakhkhunte as king of the Elamite Empire 697 BC...
Centuries: 8th century BC  7th century BC  6th century BC Decades: 730s BC 720s BC 710s BC 700s BC 690s BC  680s BC  670s BC 660s BC 650s BC 640s BC 630s BC Events and Trends 689 BC  King Sennacherib of Assyria sacks Babylon 687 BC  Gyges becomes king of...
Centuries: 8th century BC  7th century BC  6th century BC Decades: 720s BC 710s BC 700s BC 690s BC 680s BC  670s BC  660s BC 650s BC 640s BC 630s BC 620s BC Events and Trends 677 BC  Death of Zhou li wang, King of the Zhou Dynasty of China. ...
Centuries: 8th century BC  7th century BC  6th century BC Decades: 710s BC 700s BC 690s BC 680s BC 670s BC  660s BC  650s BC 640s BC 630s BC 620s BC 610s BC Events and trends 668 BC  Egypt revolts against Assyria 668 BC  Assurbanipal succeeds Esarhaddon as king of...
Centuries: 8th century BC  7th century BC  6th century BC Decades: 700s BC 690s BC 680s BC 670s BC 660s BC  650s BC  640s BC 630s BC 620s BC 610s BC 600s BC Events and Trends Occupation begins at Maya site of Piedras Negras, Guatemala 657 BC  Cypselus becomes the...
Centuries: 8th century BC  7th century BC  6th century BC Decades: 690s BC 680s BC 670s BC 660s BC 650s BC  640s BC  630s BC 620s BC 610s BC 600s BC 590s BC Events and Trends Assyrian king Ashurbanipal founds library, which includes our earliest complete copy of the Epic...
Centuries: 8th century BC  7th century BC  6th century BC Decades: 680s BC 670s BC 660s BC 650s BC 640s BC  630s BC  620s BC 610s BC 600s BC 590s BC 580s BC Events and Trends 637 BC  Josiah becomes king of Judah. ...
Centuries: 8th century BC  7th century BC  6th century BC Decades: 670s BC 660s BC 650s BC 640s BC 630s BC  620s BC  610s BC 600s BC 590s BC 580s BC 570s BC Events and Trends 627 BC  Death of Assurbanipal, king of Assyria; he is succeeded by Assur_etel_ilani (approximate...
Centuries: 8th century BC  7th century BC  6th century BC Decades: 660s BC 650s BC 640s BC 630s BC 620s BC  610s BC  600s BC 590s BC 580s BC 570s BC 560s BC Events and Trends 619 BC  Alyattes becomes king of Lydia 619 BC _ Death of Zhou xiang...
Centuries: 8th century BC  7th century BC  6th century BC Decades: 650s BC 640s BC 630s BC 620s BC 610s BC  600s BC  590s BC 580s BC 570s BC 560s BC 550s BC Events and Trends Fall of the Assyrian Empire and Rise of Babylon 609 BC _ King Josiah...
(7th century BC  6th century BC  5th century BC  other centuries) (600s BC  590s BC  580s BC  570s BC  560s BC  550s BC  540s BC  530s BC  520s BC  510s BC  500s BC  other decades) (2nd millennium BC  1st millennium BC  1st millennium) The 5th and 6th centuries BC were...
Centuries: 7th century BC  6th century BC  5th century BC Decades: 640s BC 630s BC 620s BC 610s BC 600s BC  590s BC  580s BC 570s BC 560s BC 550s BC 540s BC Events and Trends 598 BC  Jehoaichin succeeds Jehoiakim as King of Judah 598 BC  Babylonians capture Jerusalem...
Centuries: 7th century BC  6th century BC  5th century BC Decades: 620s BC  610s BC  600s BC  590s BC  588s BC  570s BC  560s BC  550s BC  540s BC  530s BC Events and trends 589 BC  Apries succeeds Psammetichus II as king of Egypt 588 BC  Nebuchadnezzar II of Babylon...
Centuries: 7th century BC  6th century BC  5th century BC Decades: 620s BC 610s BC 600s BC 590s BC 580s BC  570s BC  560s BC 550s BC 540s BC 530s BC 520s BC Events and Trends 579 BC  Servius Tullius succeeds the assassinated Lucius Tarquinius Priscus as king of Rome. ...
Centuries: 7th century BC  6th century BC  5th century BC Decades: 610s BC 600s BC 590s BC 580s BC 570s BC  560s BC  550s BC 540s BC 530s BC 520s BC 510s BC Events and Trends 562 BC  AmelMarduk succeeds Nebuchadnezzar as king of Babylon 560 BC  Neriglissar succeeds...
Centuries: 7th century BC  6th century BC  5th century BC Decades: 600s BC  590s BC  580s BC  570s BC  560s BC  550s BC  540s BC  530s BC  520s BC  510s BC  500s BC Events and Trends Carthage conquers Sicily, Sardinia and Corsica 559 BC  King Cambyses I of Anshan dies...
Centuries: 7th century BC  6th century BC  5th century BC Decades: 590s BC  580s BC  570s BC  560s BC  550s BC  540s BC  530s BC  520s BC  510s BC  500s BC  490s BC Events and Trends 548 BC  Croesus, Lydian king, defeated by Cyrus. ...
Centuries: 7th century BC  6th century BC  5th century BC Decades: 580s BC  570s BC  560s BC  550s BC  540s BC  530s BC  520s BC  510s BC  500s BC  490s BC  480s BC Events and trends 538 BC  Babylon occupied by Cyrus the Great 537 BC  Jews transported to Babylon...
Centuries: 7th century BC  6th century BC  5th century BC Decades: 570s BC  560s BC  550s BC  540s BC  530s BC  520s BC  510s BC  500s BC  490s BC  480s BC  470s BC Events 529 BC  Cambyses II succeeds his father Cyrus as ruler of Persia. ...
Centuries: 7th century BC  6th century BC  5th century BC Decades: 560s BC  550s BC  540s BC  530s BC  520s BC  510s BC  500s BC  490s BC  480s BC  470s BC  460s BC Events and Trends Establishment of the Roman Republic March 12, 515 BC  Construction is completed on the...
Centuries: 7th century BC  6th century BC  5th century BC Decades: 550s BC  540s BC  530s BC  520s BC  510s BC  500s BC  490s BC  480s BC  470s BC  460s BC  450s BC Events and trends 509 BC  Foundation of the Roman Republic 508 BC  Office of pontifex maximus created...
(6th century BC  5th century BC  4th century BC  other centuries) (2nd millennium BC  1st millennium BC  1st millennium AD) The 5th and 6th centuries BC are a period of philosophical brilliance among advanced civilizations. ...
Centuries: 6th century BC  5th century BC  4th century BC Decades: 540s BC  530s BC  520s BC  510s BC  500s BC  490s BC  480s BC  470s BC  460s BC  450s BC  440s BC 499 BC 498 BC 497 BC 496 BC 495 BC 494 BC 493 BC 492 BC 491...
Centuries: 6th century BC  5th century BC  4th century BC Decades: 530s BC  520s BC  510s BC  500s BC  490s BC  480s BC  470s BC  460s BC  450s BC  440s BC  430s BC 489 BC 488 BC 487 BC 486 BC 485 BC 484 BC 483 BC 482 BC 481...
Centuries: 6th century BC  5th century BC  4th century BC Decades: 520s BC  510s BC  500s BC  490s BC  480s BC  470s BC  460s BC  450s BC  440s BC  430s BC  420s BC 479 BC 478 BC 477 BC 476 BC 475 BC 474 BC 473 BC 472 BC 471...
Centuries: 6th century BC  5th century BC  4th century BC Decades: 510s BC  500s BC  490s BC  480s BC  470s BC  460s BC  450s BC  440s BC  430s BC  420s BC  410s BC 469 BC 468 BC 467 BC 466 BC 465 BC 464 BC 463 BC 462 BC 461...
Centuries: 6th century BC  5th century BC  4th century BC Decades: 500s BC 490s BC 480s BC 470s BC 460s BC  450s BC  440s BC 430s BC 420s BC 410s BC 400s BC 459 BC 458 BC 457 BC 456 BC 455 BC 454 BC 453 BC 452 BC 451...
Centuries: 6th century BC  5th century BC  4th century BC Decades: 490s BC 480s BC 470s BC 460s BC 450s BC  440s BC  430s BC 420s BC 410s BC 400s BC 390s BC 449 BC 448 BC 447 BC 446 BC 445 BC 444 BC 443 BC 442 BC 441...
Centuries: 6th century BC  5th century BC  4th century BC Decades: 480s BC 470s BC 460s BC 450s BC 440s BC  430s BC  420s BC 410s BC 400s BC 390s BC 380s BC 439 BC 438 BC 437 BC 436 BC 435 BC 434 BC 433 BC 432 BC 431...
Centuries: 6th century BC  5th century BC  4th century BC Decades: 470s BC 460s BC 450s BC 440s BC 430s BC  420s BC  410s BC 400s BC 390s BC 380s BC 370s BC 429 BC 428 BC 427 BC 426 BC 425 BC 424 BC 423 BC 422 BC 421...
Centuries: 6th century BC  5th century BC  4th century BC Decades: 460s BC 450s BC 440s BC 430s BC 420s BC  410s BC  400s BC 390s BC 380s BC 370s BC 360s BC 419 BC 418 BC 417 BC 416 BC 415 BC 414 BC 413 BC 412 BC 411...
Centuries: 6th century BC  5th century BC  4th century BC Decades: 450s BC 440s BC 430s BC 420s BC 410s BC  400s BC  390s BC 380s BC 370s BC 360s BC 350s BC 409 BC 408 BC 407 BC 406 BC 405 BC 404 BC 403 BC 402 BC 401...
(5th century BC  4th century BC  3rd century BC  other centuries) (2nd millennium BC  1st millennium BC  1st millennium AD) Events Invasion of the Celts into Ireland Gauls sack Rome Kingdom of Macedon conquers Persian empire The Scythians are beginning to be absorbed into the Sarmatian people. ...
Centuries: 5th century BC  4th century BC  3rd century BC Decades: 440s BC 430s BC 420s BC 410s BC 400s BC  390s BC  380s BC 370s BC 360s BC 350s BC 340s BC Years: 399 BC 398 BC 397 BC 396 BC 395 BC 394 BC 393 BC 392 BC...
Centuries: 5th century BC  4th century BC  3rd century BC Decades: 430s BC 420s BC 410s BC 400s BC 390s BC  380s BC  370s BC 360s BC 350s BC 340s BC 330s BC Years: 389 BC 388 BC 387 BC 386 BC 385 BC 384 BC 383 BC 382 BC...
Centuries: 5th century BC  4th century BC  3rd century BC Decades: 420s BC 410s BC 400s BC 390s BC 380s BC  370s BC  360s BC 350s BC 340s BC 330s BC 320s BC Years: 379 BC 378 BC 377 BC 376 BC 375 BC 374 BC 373 BC 372 BC...
Centuries: 5th century BC  4th century BC  3rd century BC Decades: 410s BC 400s BC 390s BC 380s BC 370s BC  360s BC  350s BC 340s BC 330s BC 320s BC 310s BC Years: 369 BC 368 BC 367 BC 366 BC 365 BC 364 BC 363 BC 362 BC...
Centuries: 5th century BC  4th century BC  3rd century BC Decades: 400s BC 390s BC 380s BC 370s BC 360s BC  350s BC  340s BC 330s BC 320s BC 310s BC 300s BC Years: 359 BC 358 BC 357 BC 356 BC 355 BC 354 BC 353 BC 352 BC...
Centuries: 5th century BC  4th century BC  3rd century BC Decades: 390s BC 380s BC 370s BC 360s BC 350s BC  340s BC  330s BC 320s BC 310s BC 300s BC 290s BC Years: 349 BC 348 BC 347 BC 346 BC 345 BC 344 BC 343 BC 342 BC...
Centuries: 5th century BC  4th century BC  3rd century BC Decades: 380s BC 370s BC 360s BC 350s BC 340s BC  330s BC  320s BC 310s BC 300s BC 290s BC 280s BC Years: 339 BC 338 BC 337 BC 336 BC 335 BC 334 BC 333 BC 332 BC...
Centuries: 5th century BC  4th century BC  3rd century BC Decades: 370s BC 360s BC 350s BC 340s BC 330s BC  320s BC  310s BC 300s BC 290s BC 280s BC 270s BC Years: 329 BC 328 BC 327 BC 326 BC 325 BC 324 BC 323 BC 322 BC...
Centuries: 5th century BC  4th century BC  3rd century BC Decades: 360s BC 350s BC 340s BC 330s BC 320s BC  310s BC  300s BC 290s BC 280s BC 270s BC 260s BC Years: 319 BC 318 BC 317 BC 316 BC 315 BC 314 BC 313 BC 312 BC...
Centuries: 5th century BC  4th century BC  3rd century BC Decades: 350s BC 340s BC 330s BC 320s BC 310s BC  300s BC  290s BC 280s BC 270s BC 260s BC 250s BC Years: 309 BC 308 BC 307 BC 306 BC 305 BC 304 BC 303 BC 302 BC...
(4th century BC  3rd century BC  2nd century BC  other centuries) (2nd millennium BC  1st millennium BC  1st millennium AD) Events The first two Punic Wars between Carthage and Rome over dominance in western Mediterranean Rome conquers Spain Great Wall of China begun Indian traders regularly visited Arabia Scythians occupy...
Centuries: 4th century BC  3rd century BC  2nd century BC Decades: 340s BC 330s BC 320s BC 310s BC 300s BC  290s BC  280s BC 270s BC 260s BC 250s BC 240s BC Years: 299 BC 298 BC 297 BC 296 BC 295 BC 294 BC 293 BC 292 BC...
Centuries: 4th century BC  3rd century BC  2nd century BC Decades: 330s BC 320s BC 310s BC 300s BC 290s BC  280s BC  270s BC 260s BC 250s BC 240s BC 230s BC Years: 289 BC 288 BC 287 BC 286 BC 285 BC 284 BC 283 BC 282 BC...
Centuries: 4th century BC  3rd century BC  2nd century BC Decades: 320s BC 310s BC 300s BC 290s BC 280s BC  270s BC  260s BC 250s BC 240s BC 230s BC 220s BC Years: 279 BC 278 BC 277 BC 276 BC 275 BC 274 BC 273 BC 272 BC...
Centuries: 4th century BC  3rd century BC  2nd century BC Decades: 310s BC 300s BC 290s BC 280s BC 270s BC  260s BC  250s BC 240s BC 230s BC 220s BC 210s BC Years: 269 BC 268 BC 267 BC 266 BC 265 BC 264 BC 263 BC 262 BC...
Centuries: 4th century BC  3rd century BC  2nd century BC Decades: 300s BC 290s BC 280s BC 270s BC 260s BC  250s BC  240s BC 230s BC 220s BC 210s BC 200s BC Years: 259 BC 258 BC 257 BC 256 BC 255 BC 254 BC 253 BC 252 BC...
Centuries: 4th century BC  3rd century BC  2nd century BC Decades: 290s BC 280s BC 270s BC 260s BC 250s BC  240s BC  230s BC 220s BC 210s BC 200s BC 190s BC Years: 249 BC 248 BC 247 BC 246 BC 245 BC 244 BC 243 BC 242 BC...
Centuries: 4th century BC  3rd century BC  2nd century BC Decades: 280s BC 270s BC 260s BC 250s BC 240s BC  230s BC  220s BC 210s BC 200s BC 190s BC 180s BC Years: 239 BC 238 BC 237 BC 236 BC 235 BC 234 BC 233 BC 232 BC...
Centuries: 4th century BC  3rd century BC  2nd century BC Decades: 270s BC 260s BC 250s BC 240s BC 230s BC  220s BC  210s BC 200s BC 190s BC 180s BC 170s BC Years: 229 BC 228 BC 227 BC 226 BC 225 BC 224 BC 223 BC 222 BC...
Centuries: 4th century BC  3rd century BC  2nd century BC Decades: 260s BC 250s BC 240s BC 230s BC 220s BC  210s BC  200s BC 190s BC 180s BC 170s BC 160s BC Years: 219 BC 218 BC 217 BC 216 BC 215 BC 214 BC 213 BC 212 BC...
Centuries: 4th century BC  3rd century BC  2nd century BC Decades: 250s BC 240s BC 230s BC 220s BC 210s BC  200s BC  190s BC 180s BC 170s BC 160s BC 150s BC Years: 209 BC 208 BC 207 BC 206 BC 205 BC 204 BC 203 BC 202 BC...
(3rd century BC  2nd century BC  1st century BC  other centuries) (2nd millennium BC  1st millennium BC  1st millennium AD) Events BC 168 Battle of Pydna  Macedonian phalanx defeated by Romans BC 148 Rome conquers Macedonia BC 146 Rome destroys Carthage in the Third Punic War BC 146 Rome conquers...
Centuries: 3rd century BC  2nd century BC  1st century BC Decades: 240s BC 230s BC 220s BC 210s BC 200s BC  190s BC  180s BC 170s BC 160s BC 150s BC 140s BC Years: 199 BC 198 BC 197 BC 196 BC 195 BC 194 BC 193 BC 192 BC...
Centuries: 3rd century BC  2nd century BC  1st century BC Decades: 230s BC 220s BC 210s BC 200s BC 190s BC  180s BC  170s BC 160s BC 150s BC 140s BC 130s BC Years: 189 BC 188 BC 187 BC 186 BC 185 BC 184 BC 183 BC 182 BC...
Centuries: 3rd century BC  2nd century BC  1st century BC Decades: 220s BC 210s BC 200s BC 190s BC 180s BC  170s BC  160s BC 150s BC 140s BC 130s BC 120s BC Years: 179 BC 178 BC 177 BC 176 BC 175 BC 174 BC 173 BC 172 BC...
Centuries: 3rd century BC  2nd century BC  1st century BC Decades: 210s BC 200s BC 190s BC 180s BC 170s BC  160s BC  150s BC 140s BC 130s BC 120s BC 110s BC Years: 169 BC 168 BC 167 BC 166 BC 165 BC 164 BC 163 BC 162 BC...
Centuries: 3rd century BC  2nd century BC  1st century BC Decades: 200s BC 190s BC 180s BC 170s BC 160s BC  150s BC  140s BC 130s BC 120s BC 110s BC 100s BC Years: 159 BC 158 BC 157 BC 156 BC 155 BC 154 BC 153 BC 152 BC...
Centuries: 3rd century BC  2nd century BC  1st century BC Decades: 190s BC 180s BC 170s BC 160s BC 150s BC  140s BC  130s BC 120s BC 110s BC 100s BC 90s BC Years: 149 BC 148 BC 147 BC 146 BC 145 BC 144 BC 143 BC 142 BC...
Centuries: 3rd century BC  2nd century BC  1st century BC Decades: 180s BC 170s BC 160s BC 150s BC 140s BC  130s BC  120s BC 110s BC 100s BC 90s BC 80s BC Years: 139 BC 138 BC 137 BC 136 BC 135 BC 134 BC 133 BC 132 BC...
Centuries: 3rd century BC  2nd century BC  1st century BC Decades: 170s BC 160s BC 150s BC 140s BC 130s BC  120s BC  110s BC 100s BC 90s BC 80s BC 70s BC Years: 129 BC 128 BC 127 BC 126 BC 125 BC 124 BC 123 BC 122 BC...
Centuries: 3rd century BC  2nd century BC  1st century BC Decades: 160s BC 150s BC 140s BC 130s BC 120s BC  110s BC  100s BC 90s BC 80s BC 70s BC 60s BC Years: 119 BC 118 BC 117 BC 116 BC 115 BC 114 BC 113 BC 112 BC...
Centuries: 3rd century BC  2nd century BC  1st century BC Decades: 150s BC 140s BC 130s BC 120s BC 110s BC  100s BC  90s BC 80s BC 70s BC 60s BC 50s BC Years: 109 BC 108 BC 107 BC 106 BC 105 BC 104 BC 103 BC 102 BC...
(2nd century BC  1st century BC  1st century  other centuries) The 1st century BC starts on January 1, 100 BC and ends on December 31, 1 BC. An alternative name for this century is the last century BC. (2nd millennium BC  1st millennium BC  1st millennium) // Events The Roman Republic...
Centuries: 2nd century BC  1st century BC  1st century Decades: 140s BC  130s BC  120s BC  110s BC  100s BC  90s BC  80s BC _ 70s BC  60s BC  50s BC  40s BC Years: 99 BC 98 BC 97 BC 96 BC 95 BC 94 BC 93 BC 92 BC...
Centuries: 2nd century BC  1st century BC  1st century Decades: 130s BC  120s BC  110s BC  100s BC  90s BC  80s BC  70s BC _ 60s BC  50s BC  40s BC  30s BC Years: 89 BC 88 BC 87 BC 86 BC 85 BC 84 BC 83 BC 82 BC...
Centuries: 2nd century BC  1st century BC  1st century Decades: 120s BC  110s BC  100s BC  90s BC _ 80s BC  70s BC  60s BC _ 50s BC  40s BC  30s BC  20s BC  10s BC Years: 79 BC 78 BC 77 BC 76 BC 75 BC 74 BC 73...
Centuries: 2nd century BC  1st century BC  1st century Decades: 110s BC  100s BC  90s BC  80s BC _ 70s BC  60s BC  50s BC _ 40s BC  30s BC  20s BC  10s BC Years: 69 BC 68 BC 67 BC 66 BC 65 BC 64 BC 63 BC 62...
Centuries: 2nd century BC  1st century BC  1st century Decades: 100s BC  90s BC  80s BC  70s BC _ 60s BC  50s BC  40s BC _ 30s BC  20s BC  10s BC  0s BC Years: 59 BC 58 BC 57 BC 56 BC 55 BC 54 BC 53 BC 52...
Centuries: 2nd century BC  1st century BC  1st century Decades: 90s BC  80s BC  70s BC  60s BC  50s BC  40s BC  30s BC  20s BC  10s BC  0s BC  0s Years: 49 BC 48 BC 47 BC 46 BC 45 BC 44 BC 43 BC 42 BC 41 BC...
Centuries: 2nd century BC  1st century BC  1st century Decades: 80s BC 70s BC 60s BC 50s BC 40s BC  30s BC  20s BC 10s BC 0s BC 0s 10s Years: 39 BC 38 BC 37 BC 36 BC 35 BC 34 BC 33 BC 32 BC 31 BC 30...
Centuries: 2nd century BC  1st century BC  1st century Decades: 70s BC 60s BC 50s BC 40s BC 30s BC  20s BC  10s BC 0s BC 0s 10s 20s Years: 29 BC 28 BC 27 BC 26 BC 25 BC 24 BC 23 BC 22 BC 21 BC 20 BC...
Centuries: 2nd century BC  1st century BC  1st century Decades: 60s BC 50s BC 40s BC 30s BC 20s BC  10s BC  0s BC 0s 10s 20s 30s Years: 19 BC 18 BC 17 BC 16 BC 15 BC 14 BC 13 BC 12 BC 11 BC 10 BC Events...
Centuries: 2nd century BC  1st century BC  1st century Decades: 50s BC 40s BC 30s BC 20s BC 10s BC  0s BC  0s 10s 20s 30s 40s Years: 9 BC 8 BC 7 BC 6 BC 5 BC 4 BC 3 BC 2 BC 1 BC (0 BC does not...
(1st century BC  1st century  2nd century  other centuries) The 1st century was that century which lasted from 1 to 100. ...
Centuries: 1st century BC  1st century  2nd century Decades: 40s BC 30s BC 20s BC 10s BC 0s BC  0s  10s 20s 30s 40s 50s Years: (0  does not exist in either the proleptic Gregorian calendar or Julian calendar) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Because of...
Centuries: 1st century BC  1st century  2nd century Decades: 30s BC  20s BC  10s BC  0s BC  0s  10s  20s  30s  40s  50s  60s Years: 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 Sometimes the 10s is used as shorthand for the 1910s, the 1810s, or other such...
Centuries: 1st century BC  1st century  2nd century Decades: 20s BC  10s BC  0s BC  0s  10s  20s  30s  40s  50s  60s  70s Years: 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Sometimes the 20s is used as shorthand for the 1920s, the 1820s, or other such decades...
Centuries: 1st century BC  1st century  2nd century Decades: 20s BC  10s BC  0s  10s  20s  30s  40s  50s  60s  70s  80s 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 Sometimes the 30s is used as shorthand for the 1930s, the 1830s, or other such decades in various...
Centuries: 1st century BC  1st century  2nd century Decades: 10s BC  0s  10s  20s  30s  40s  50s  60s  70s  80s  90s 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 Sometimes the 40s is used as shorthand for the 1940s, the 1840s, or other such decades in various centuries...
Centuries: 1st century BC  1st century  2nd century Decades: 0s  10s  20s  30s  40s  50s  60s  70s  80s  90s  100s 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 Sometimes the 50s is used as shorthand for the 1950s, the 1850s, or other such decades in various centuries Events...
Centuries: 1st century BC  1st century  2nd century Decades: 10s  20s  30s  40s  50s  60s  70s  80s  90s  100s  110s 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 Note: Sometimes the 60s is used as shorthand for the 1960s, the 1860s, or other such decades in various centuries...
Centuries: 1st century BC  1st century  2nd century Decades: 20s  30s  40s  50s  60s  70s  80s  90s  100s  110s  120s 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 Note: Sometimes the 70s is used as shorthand for the 1970s, the 1870s, or other such decades in other centuries...
Centuries: 1st century BC  1st century  2nd century Decades: 30s  40s  50s  60s  70s  80s  90s  100s  110s  120s  130s 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 Note: Sometimes 80s is used as shorthand for the 1980s, the 1880s, or other such decades in different centuries. ...
Centuries: 1st century BC  1st century  2nd century Decades: 40s  50s  60s  70s  80s  90s  100s  110s  120s  130s  140s 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 Sometimes the 90s is used as shorthand for the 1990s, the 1890s, or other such decades in various centuries. ...
(1st century  2nd century  3rd century  other centuries) Events Roman Empire governed by the Five Good Emperors (96–180) – Nerva, Trajan, Hadrian, Antoninus Pius, Marcus Aurelius. ...
Centuries: 1st century  2nd century  3rd century Decades: 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s  100s  110s 120s 130s 140s 150s 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 Events and trends Central heating systems were in use at the northern Roman cities. ...
Centuries: 1st century  2nd century  3rd century Decades: 60s  70s  80s  90s  100s  110s  120s  130s  140s  150s  160s 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 Events and trends Significant people Trajan, Roman Emperor Categories: 110s ...
Centuries: 1st century  2nd century  3rd century Decades: 70s  80s  90s  100s  110s  120s  130s  140s  150s  160s  170s 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 Events and trends Significant people Hadrian, Roman Emperor Categories: 120s ...
Centuries: 1st century  2nd century  3rd century Decades: 80s  90s  100s  110s  120s  130s  140s  150s  160s  170s  180s 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 Events and trends Significant people Hadrian, Roman Emperor Categories: 130s ...
Centuries: 1st century  2nd century  3rd century Decades: 90s  100s  110s  120s  130s  140s  150s  160s  170s  180s  190s 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 Events and trends Significant people Antoninus Pius, Roman Emperor (138161) Categories: 140s ...
Centuries: 1st century  2nd century  3rd century Decades: 100s  110s  120s  130s  140s  150s  160s  170s  180s  190s  200s 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 Events and trends Significant people Antoninus Pius, Roman Emperor (138161) Categories: 150s ...
Centuries: 1st century  2nd century  3rd century Decades: 110s  120s  130s  140s  150s  160s  170s  180s  190s  200s  210s 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 Events and trends Execution of Justin Martyr, Rome Significant people Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor Lucius Verus, Roman Emperor Categories: 160s ...
Centuries: 1st century  2nd century  3rd century Decades: 120s  130s  140s  150s  160s  170s  180s  190s  200s  210s  220s 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 Events and trends War on the Danubian border between the Roman Empire and the Marcomanni. ...
Centuries: 1st century  2nd century  3rd century Decades: 130s  140s  150s  160s  170s  180s  190s  200s  210s  220s  230s 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 Events and trends Significant people Commodus, Roman Emperor Categories: 180s ...
Centuries: 1st century  2nd century  3rd century Decades: 140s  150s  160s  170s  180s  190s  200s  210s  220s  230s  240s 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 // Events and trends Commodus is assassinated on the last day of 192, leading to a period of civil war, which ends...
// Events The Sassanid dynasty of Persia launches a war to reconquer lost lands in the Roman east. ...
Centuries: 2nd century  3rd century  4th century Decades: 150s  160s  170s  180s  190s  200s  210s  220s  230s  240s  250s Years: 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 Significant people Septimius Severus, Roman Emperor Categories: 200s ...
Centuries: 2nd century  3rd century  4th century Decades: 160s  170s  180s  190s  200s  210s  220s  230s  240s  250s  260s Years: 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 Significant people Cao Cao, King of Wei Caracalla, Roman Emperor Categories: 210s ...
Centuries: 2nd century  3rd century  4th century Decades: 170s  180s  190s  200s  210s  220s  230s  240s  250s  260s  270s Years: 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 Significant people Alexander Severus, Roman Emperor Zhuge Liang, Shu Han strategist of impressive intellect Categories: 220s ...
Centuries: 2nd century  3rd century  4th century Decades: 180s  190s  200s  210s  220s  230s  240s  250s  260s  270s  280s Years: 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 Events Alexander Severus is slain in a mutiny led by Maximinus Thrax, ending the Severan Dynasty and beginning (what many...
Centuries: 2nd century  3rd century  4th century Decades: 190s  200s  210s  220s  230s  240s  250s  260s  270s  280s  290s Years: 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 Events Crisis of the Third Century Significant people Gordian III, Roman Emperor Philip the Arab, Roman Emperor Categories: 240s ...
Centuries: 2nd century  3rd century  4th century Decades: 200s  210s  220s  230s  240s  250s  260s  270s  280s  290s  300s Years: 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 Events Crisis of the Third Century End of Yayoi era and beginning of Kofun period, the first part of the...
Centuries: 2nd century  3rd century  4th century Decades: 210s  220s  230s  240s  250s  260s  270s  280s  290s  300s  310s Years: 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 Events Crisis of the Third Century Significant people Gallienus, Roman Emperor Claudius II, Roman Emperor Categories: 260s ...
Centuries: 2nd century  3rd century  4th century Decades: 220s  230s  240s  250s  260s  270s  280s  290s  300s  310s  320s Years: 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 Events Crisis of the Third Century Significant people Aurelian, Roman Emperor Marcus Claudius Tacitus, Roman Emperor Probus, Roman Emperor Categories...
Centuries: 2nd century  3rd century  4th century Decades: 230s  240s  250s  260s  270s  280s  290s  300s  310s  320s  330s Years: 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 Significant people Diocletian, Roman Emperor Maximian, Roman Emperor Categories: 280s ...
Centuries: 2nd century  3rd century  4th century Decades: 240s  250s  260s  270s  280s  290s  300s  310s  320s  330s  340s Years: 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 Significant people Diocletian, Roman Emperor Maximian, Roman Emperor Categories: 290s ...
(3rd century  4th century  5th century  other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 4th century was that century which lasted from 301 to 400. ...
Centuries: 3rd century  4th century  5th century Decades: 250s  260s  270s  280s  290s  300s  310s  320s  330s  340s  350s 290 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 Significant people Diocletian, Roman Emperor Maximian, Roman Emperor Categories: 300s ...
Centuries: 3rd century  4th century  5th century Decades: 250s  260s _ 270s  290s  300s  310s  320s  330s  340s  350s  360s Years: 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 Significant people Constantine, Roman Emperor Licinius, Roman Emperor Maximinus, Roman Emperor Categories: 310s ...
Centuries: 3rd century  4th century  5th century Decades: 270s  280s  290s  300s  310s  320s  330s  340s  350s  360s  370s Years: 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 Events Constantine I of the Roman Empire starts legislating Christian beliefs into civil law. ...
Centuries: 3rd century  4th century  5th century Decades: 280s  290s  300s  310s  320s  330s  340s  350s  360s  370s  380s Years: 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 Events Significant People Constantine I Constantine II Constantius II Constans Categories: 330s ...
Centuries: 3rd century  4th century  5th century Decades: 290s  300s  310s  320s  330s  340s  350s  360s  370s  380s  390s Years: 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 Events Ulfilas missionary to the Goths Significant People Constans, Roman Emperor Constantius II, Roman Emperor Categories: 340s ...
Centuries: 3rd century  4th century  5th century Decades: 300s  310s _ 320s  330s  340s  350s  360s  370s  380s  390s  400s Years: 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 Events: Categories: 350s ...
Centuries: 3rd century  4th century  5th century Decades: 310s  320s  330s  340s  350s 360s  370s 380s  390s  400s  410s 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 Events: Categories: 360s ...
Centuries: 3rd century  4th century  5th century Decades: 320s  330s  340s  350s  360s  370s  380s  390s  400s  410s  420s Years: 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 Events: Categories: 370s ...
Centuries: 3rd century  4th century  5th century Decades: 330s  340s  350s  360s  370s  380s  390s  400s  410s  420s 430s Years: 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 Events: Categories: 380s ...
Centuries: 3rd century  4th century  5th century Decades: 340s  350s  360s  370s  380s  390s  400s  410s  420s  430s  440s Years: 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 Events: Categories: 390s ...
// Events Romulus Augustus, Last Western Roman Emperor Rome sacked by Visigoths in 410. ...
Centuries: 4th century  5th century  6th century Decades: 350s  360s  370s  380s  390s  400s  410s  420s  430s  440s  450s Years: 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 Events: Constantine III seizes control of the Roman garrison in Britain, declares himself emperor, and crosses into Gaul. ...
Centuries: 4th century  5th century  6th century Decades: 360s  370s _ 380s  390s  400s  410s  420s  430s  440s  450s 460s Years: 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 Events: Sack of Rome by the Visigoths under Alaric Britain lost to the Roman Empire Categories: 410s ...
Centuries: 4th century  5th century  6th century Decades: 370s  380s  390s  400s  410s  420s  430s  440s  450s  460s  470s Years: 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 Events: Saint Augustine of Hippo publishes The City of God Validity limit for the information on Western Roman Empire in...
Centuries: 4th century  5th century  6th century Decades: 380s  390s  400s  410s  420s  430s  440s  450s  460s  470s  480s Years: 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 Events: Buddhagosha writes the Visuddhimagga in Sri Lanka (approximate date). ...
Centuries: 4th century  5th century  6th century Decades: 390s  400s  410s  420s  430s  440s  450s  460s  470s  480s  490s Years: 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 Events Armorica rebels against the Roman empire. ...
Centuries: 4th century  5th century  6th century Decades: 400s  410s  420s  430s  440s  450s  460s  470s  480s  490s  500s Years: 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 Events and Trends Vandals sack Rome. ...
Centuries: 4th century  5th century  6th century Decades: 410s  420s  430s  440s  450s  460s  470s  480s  490s  500s  510s Years: 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 Events: Aspar becomes magister militum and de facto ruler of the eastern Roman Empire Births: Romulus Augustus, Western Roman...
Centuries: 4th century  5th century  6th century Decades: 420s  430s  440s  450s  460s  470s  480s  490s  500s  510s  520s Years: 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 Events and Trends: 476  abdication of Romulus Augustus Categories: 470s ...
Centuries: 4th century  5th century  6th century Decades: 430s  440s  450s  460s  470s  480s  490s  500s  510s  520s  530s Years: 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 Events 481  Clovis I becomes king of the Franks upon the death of Childeric I (or 482) 481  Baekje...
Centuries: 4th century  5th century  6th century Decades: 440s  450s  460s  470s  480s  490s  500s  510s  520s  530s  540s Years: 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 Events: Possible timing of King Arthurs victory over the Saxons. ...
(5th century — 6th century — 7th century — other centuries) Events The first academy of the east the Academy of Gundeshapur founded in Persia by the Persian Shah Khosrau I. Irish colonists and invaders, the Scots, began migrating to Caledonia (later known as Scotland) Glendalough monastery, Wicklow Ireland founded by St. ...
Centuries: 5th century  6th century  7th century Decades: 450s  460s  470s  480s  490s  500s  510s  520s  530s  540s  550s Years: 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 Events and Trends: Clovis I, king of the Franks, defeats the Visigoths at the battle of Vouille in 507...
Centuries: 5th century  6th century  7th century Decades: 460s  470s  480s  490s  500s  510s  520s  530s  540s  550s  560s Years: 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 Events and Trends: Possible timing of King Arthurs victory over the Saxons 512  Roman (Byzantine) Emperor Anastasius I...
Centuries: 5th Century  6th Century  7th Century Decades: 470s  480s  490s  500s  510s  520s  530s  540s  550s  560s  570s Years: 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 Events and Trends Maelgwn Hir ap Cadwallon, perhaps legendary, assumes the throne of Gwynedd in Great Britain (possible date...
Centuries: 5th century  6th century  7th century Decades: 480s  490s  500s  510s  520s  530s  540s  550s  560s  570s  580s Years: 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 Events and Trends Hagia Sophia, Constantinople, built (532537) General Belisarius defeats the Vandals in North Africa, and brings...
Centuries: 5th century  6th century  7th century Decades: 490s  500s  510s  520s  530s  540s  550s  560s  570s  580s  590s Years: 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 Events and Trends The Eastern Roman Empire conquers Milan and the Ostrogoth capital of Ravenna in 540. ...
Centuries: 5th century  6th century  7th century Decades: 500s  510s  520s  530s  540s  550s  560s  570s  580s  590s  600s Years: 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 Events and Trends Categories: 550s ...
Centuries: 5th century  6th century  7th century Decades: 510s  520s  530s  540s  550s  560s  570s  580s  590s  600s  610s Years: 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 Events and Trends The Byzantine conquest of Italy, completed in 560, comes to a premature end with the entrance...
Centuries: 5th century  6th century  7th century Decades: 520s  530s  540s  550s  560s  570s  580s  590s  600s  610s  620s Years: 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 Events and Trends Birth of Muhammad, prophet of Islam Categories: 570s ...
Centuries: 5th century  6th century  7th century Decades: 530s  540s  550s  560s  570s  580s  590s  600s  610s  620s  630s Years: 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 Events and Trends The Sui Dynasty unites China for the first time since the fall of the Western Jin...
Centuries: 5th century  6th century  7th century Decades: 540s  550s  560s  570s  580s  590s  600s  610s  620s  630s  640s Years: 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 Events and Trends Pope Pope Gregory I sends a mission led by Augustine of Canterbury, consisting of forty monks...
// Events Islam starts in Arabia, the Quran is written, and Syria, Iraq, Persia, North Africa and Central Asia convert to Islam. ...
Centuries: 6th century 7th century 8th century Decades: 550s  560s  570s  580s  590s  600s  610s  620s  630s  640s  650s Years: 599 600 601 602 603 604 605 606 607 608 609 Events: Births: Deaths: 604  Pope Gregory I the Great Categories: 600s ...
Centuries: 6th century 7th century 8th century Decades: 560s  570s _ 580s  590s  600s  610s  620s  630s  640s  650s  660s Years: 609 610 611 612 613 614 615 616 617 618 619 Events: Muhammad, founding Prophet of Islam, is forced to migrate from Mecca to Medina Births: Deaths: Categories: 610s...
Centuries: 6th century 7th century 8th century Decades: 570s  580s  590s  600s  610s  620s  630s  640s  650s  660s  670s Years: 620 621 622 623 624 625 626 627 628 629 Events: 622  Hegira  Muhammad and his followers withdraw from Mecca to Medina  starting year of the Muslim Era. ...
Centuries: 6th century 7th century 8th century Decades: 580s  590s  600s  610s  620s  630s  640s  650s  660s  670s  680s Years: 630 631 632 633 634 635 636 637 638 639 640 Events: 630  Serbs and Croats settle the Balkans in the provinces of Moesia, Pannonia and Dalmatia 632  death of...
Centuries: 6th century 7th century 8th century Decades: 590s  600s _ 610s  620s  630s  640s  650s  660s  670s  680s  690s Years: 640 641 642 643 644 645 646 647 648 649 650 Events 640  Egypt and Syria by followers of Mohammed 642  Occupation of Persia by followers of Mohammed which...
Centuries: 6th century 7th century 8th century Decades: 600s  610s  620s  630s  640s  650s  660s  670s  680s  690s  700s Years: 650 651 652 653 654 655 656 657 658 659 660 Events: Buddhism introduced to Tibet Caliph Othman puts Muhammads teachings (the Quran) into 114 chapters Categories: 650s...
Centuries: 6th century 7th century 8th century Decades: 610s  620s  630s  640s  650s  660s  670s  680s  690s  700s  710s Years: 660 661 662 663 664 665 666 667 668 669 670 Events: The Synod of Whitby Categories: 660s ...
Centuries: 6th century 7th century 8th century Decades: 620s  630s  640s  650s  660s  670s  680s  690s  700s  710s  720s Years: 670 671 672 673 674 675 676 677 678 679 680 Events 674677  Arab army first besieges Constantinople Categories: 670s ...
Centuries: 6th century 7th century 8th century Decades: 630s  640s  650s  660s  670s  680s  690s  700s  710s  720s  730s Years: 680 681 682 683 684 685 686 687 688 689 690 Events: Battle of Karbala Categories: 680s ...
Centuries: 6th century 7th century 8th century Decades: 640s  650s  660s  670s  680s  690s  700s  710s  720s  730s  740s Years: 690 691 692 693 694 695 696 697 698 699 700 Births: Chinese poet Wang Wei. ...
(7th century — 8th century — 9th century — other centuries) Events The Iberian peninsula is taken by Arab and Berber Muslims, thus ending the Visigothic rule, and starting almost 8 centuries of Muslim presence there. ...
Centuries: 7th century  8th century  9th century Decades: 650s  660s  670s  680s  690s  700s  710s  720s  730s  740s  750s Years: 700 701 702 703 704 705 706 707 708 709 Events: Categories: 700s ...
Centuries: 7th century  8th century  9th century Decades: 660s  670s  680s  690s  700s  710s  720s  730s  740s  750s  760s 710 711 712 713 714 715 716 717 718 719 Events 717  2nd Arab siege of Constantinople Categories: 710s ...
Centuries: 7th century  8th century  9th century Decades: 670s  680s  690s  700s  710s  720s  730s  740s  750s  760s  770s Years: 720 721 722 723 724 725 726 727 728 729 Events: Categories: 720s ...
Centuries: 7th century  8th century  9th century Decades: 680s  690s  700s  710s  720s  730s  740s  750s  760s  770s  780s Years: 730 731 732 733 734 735 736 737 738 739 Significant Persons AngloSaxon poet Caedmon active Events Categories: 730s ...
Centuries: 7th century  8th century  9th century Decades: 700s  710s  720s  730s  740s  750s  760s  770s  780s  790s  800s Years: 740 741 742 743 744 745 746 747 748 749 Events: Categories: 740s ...
Centuries: 7th century  8th century  9th century Decades: 700s  710s  720s  730s  740s  750s  760s  770s  780s  790s  800s Years: 750 751 752 753 754 755 756 757 758 759 Events: Categories: 750s ...
Centuries: 7th century  8th century  9th century Decades: 710s  720s  730s  740s  750s  760s  770s  780s  790s  800s  810s Years: 760 761 762 763 764 765 766 767 768 769 Events: Charlemagne inherits Kingdom of the Franks from Pippin the Younger Categories: 760s ...
Centuries: 7th century  8th century  9th century Decades: 720s  730s  740s  750s  760s  770s  780s  790s  800s  810s  820s Years: 770 771 772 773 774 775 776 777 778 779 Events: Categories: 770s ...
Centuries: 7th century  8th century  9th century Decades: 730s  740s  750s  760s  770s  780s  790s  800s  810s  820s  830s Years: 780 781 782 783 784 785 786 787 788 789 Events and trends: Charlemagne expands the Frankish kingdom by gains in Saxony, Bavaria and Spain. ...
Centuries: 7th century  8th century  9th century Decades: 740s  750s  760s  770s  780s  790s  800s  810s  820s  830s  840s Years: 790 791 792 793 794 795 796 797 798 799 800 Events and trends: In 793, the Vikings sack the monastery of Lindisfarne. ...
This earthenware dish was made in 9th century Iraq. ...
Centuries: 8th century  9th century  10th century Decades: 750s 760s 770s 780s 790s  800s  810s 820s 830s 840s 850s Years: 800 801 802 803 804 805 806 807 808 809 Significant Events and Trends Swedish town of Birka founded as a centre of trade on the island of Björk...
Centuries: 8th century  9th century  10th century Decades: 760s  770s  780s  790s  800s  810s  820s  830s  840s  850s  860s Years: 810 811 812 813 814 815 816 817 818 819 Trends and events: 814  Charlemagne dies; transfer of united territory to Louis the Pious. ...
Centuries: 8th century  9th century  10th century Decades: 770s  780s  790s  800s  810s  820s  830s  840s  850s  860s  870s Years: 820 821 822 823 824 825 826 827 828 829 Events: Egbert of Wessex rises to the position of Bretwalda. ...
Centuries: 8th century  9th century  10th century Decades: 780s  790s  800s  810s  820s  830s  840s  850s  860s  870s  880s Years: 830 831 832 833 834 835 836 837 838 839 Events: The first Swedes arrive in Russia. ...
Centuries: 8th century  9th century  10th century Decades: 790s  800s  810s  820s  830s  840s  850s  860s  870s  880s  890s Years: 840 841 842 843 844 845 846 847 848 849 Events After the death of Louis the Pious, his sons Charles the Bald, Louis the German and Lothair II of...
Centuries: 8th century  9th century  10th century Decades: 800s  810s  820s  830s  840s  850s  860s  870s  880s  890s  900s 850 851 852 853 854 855 856 857 858 859 Events Samara the Sweet is born. ...
Centuries: 8th century  9th century  10th century Decades: 810s  820s  830s  840s  850s  860s  870s  880s  890s  900s  910s Years: 860 861 862 863 864 865 866 867 868 869 Events Rurik establishes the state of Novgorod (later Kievan Rus) Basil I has first caesar Bardas (866), then emperor Michael...
Centuries: 8th century  9th century  10th century Decades: 820s  830s  840s  850s  860s  870s  880s  890s  900s  910s  920s Years: 870 871 872 873 874 875 876 877 878 879 Events and trends The Danes invade England (870) and conquer East Anglia. ...
Centuries: 8th century  9th century  10th century Decades: 830s  840s  850s  860s  870s  880s  890s  900s  910s  920s  930s Years: 880 881 882 883 884 885 886 887 888 889 Events and trends 885: Vikings lay siege for Paris 886: Alfred the Great of Wessex captures London Important people Charles...
Centuries: 8th century  9th century  10th century Decades: 840s  850s _ 860s  870s  880s  890s  900s  910s  920s  930s  940s Years: 890 891 892 893 894 895 896 897 898 899 900 Events Categories: 890s ...
As a means of recording the passage of time, the 10th century was that century which lasted from 901 to 1000. ...
Centuries: 9th century  10th century  11th century Decades: 850s  860s  870s  880s  890s  900s  910s  920s  930s  940s  950s Years: 900 901 902 903 904 905 906 907 908 909 910 Events: Categories: 900s ...
Centuries: 9th century  10th century  11th century Decades: 860s  870s _ 880s  890s  900s  910s  920s  930s  940s  950s  960s Years: 910 911 912 913 914 915 916 917 918 919 Events: construction begins on the first church at the monastery of Cluny Categories: 910s ...
Centuries: 9th century  10th century  11th century Decades: 870s  880s _ 890s  900s  910s  920s  930s  940s  950s  960s  970s Years: 920 921 922 923 924 925 926 927 928 929 Events: Categories: 920s ...
Centuries: 9th century  10th century  11th century Decades: 880s  890s _ 900s  910s  920s  930s  940s  950s  960s  970s  980s Years: 930 931 932 933 934 935 936 937 938 939 Events: Categories: 930s ...
Centuries: 9th century  10th century  11th century Decades: 890s  900s  910s  920s  930s  940s  950s  960s  970s  980s  990s Years: 940 941 942 943 944 945 946 947 948 949 Events: Births: Deaths: Categories: 940s ...
Centuries: 9th century  10th century  11th century Decades: 900s  910s _ 920s  930s  940s  950s  960s  970s  980s  990s  1000s Years: 950 951 952 953 954 955 956 957 958 959 Events Categories: 950s ...
Centuries: 9th century  10th century  11th century Decades: 910s  920s  930s  940s  950s  960s  970s  980s  990s  1000s  1010s Years: 960 961 962 963 964 965 966 967 968 969 Events Khazar kingdom is attacked and defeated by Kievan Rus (965) Categories: 960s ...
Centuries: 9th century  10th century  11th century Decades: 920s  930s _ 940s  950s  960s  970s  980s  990s  1000s  1010s  1020s Years: 970 971 972 973 974 975 976 977 978 979 Events Categories: 970s ...
Centuries: 9th century  10th century  11th century Decades: 930s  940s _ 950s  960s  970s  980s  990s  1000s  1010s  1020s  1030s Years: 980 981 982 983 984 985 986 987 988 989 Events Kievan Rus accepts Eastern Orthodox Christianity Categories: 980s ...
Centuries: 9th century  10th century  11th century Decades: 940s  950s _ 960s  970s  980s  990s  1000s  1010s _ 1020s  1030s  1040s 990 991 992 993 994 995 996 997 998 999 1000 Events: Sei Shonagon writes The Pillow Book, a compilation of her daily observations, thoughts and feelings as an...
As a means of recording the passage of time, the 11th century was that century which lasted from 1001 to 1100. ...
Centuries: 10th century  11th century  12th century Decades: 950s  960s  970s  980s  990s  1000s  1010s  1020s  1030s  1040s  1050s 999 1000 1001 1002 1003 1004 1005 1006 1007 1008 1009 1010 Events Sweyn I of Denmark invades England. ...
Centuries: 10th century  11th century  12th century Decades: 960s  970s  980s  990s  1000s  1010s  1020s  1030s  1040s  1050s  1060s 1009 1010 1011 1012 1013 1014 1015 1016 1017 1018 1019 1020 Events: Canute invades England. ...
Centuries: 10th century  11th century  12th century Decades: 970s  980s  990s  1000s  1010s  1020s  1030s  1040s  1050s  1060s  1070s 1019 1020 1021 1022 1023 1024 1025 1026 1027 1028 1029 1030 Events: Categories: 1020s ...
Centuries: 10th century  11th century  12th century Decades: 980s  990s  1000s  1010s  1020s  1030s  1040s  1050s  1060s  1070s  1080s 1029 1030 1031 1032 1033 1034 1035 1036 1037 1038 1039 1040 Significant people Godwin, Earl of Wessex Categories: 1030s ...
Centuries: 10th century  11th century  12th century Decades: 990s  1000s  1010s  1020s  1030s  1040s  1050s  1060s  1070s  1080s  1090s 1039 1040 1041 1042 1043 1044 1045 1046 1047 1048 1049 1050 Significant people King Macbeth of Scotland (d. ...
Centuries: 10th century  11th century  12th century Decades: 1010s  1020s  1030s  1040s  1050s  1060s  1070s  1080s  1090s  1100s  1110s 1049 1050 1051 1052 1053 1054 1055 1056 1057 1058 1059 1060 Events 1050 Hedeby is sacked by King Harald Hardraade of Norway during the course of a conflict with King...
Centuries: 10th century  11th century  12th century Decades: 1010s  1020s  1030s  1040s  1050s  1060s  1070s  1080s  1090s  1100s  1110s 1059 1060 1061 1062 1063 1064 1065 1066 1067 1068 1069 1070 Events: 1061 Normans conquer Messina in Sicily 1062 Founding of Marrakech 1066, Normans conquer England William the Conqueror was...
Centuries: 10th century  11th century  12th century Decades: 1020s 1030s 1040s 1050s 1060s  1070s  1080s 1090s 1100s 1110s 1120s Years: 1070 1071 1072 1073 1074 1075 1076 1077 1078 1079 Significant Events and Trends: 1071 Byzantine Empire loses Battle of Manzikert to Turkish army. ...
Centuries: 10th century  11th century  12th century Decades: 1030s 1040s 1050s 1060s 1070s  1080s  1090s 1100s 1110s 1120s 1130s Years: 1080 1081 1082 1083 1084 1085 1086 1087 1088 1089 Events and Trends 1080 King Alfonso VI of Castile establishes Roman liturgy in Catholic church in place of Mozarabic rite. ...
Centuries: 10th century  11th century  12th century Decades: 1040s 1050s 1060s 1070s 1080s  1090s  1100s 1110s 1120s 1130s 1140s Years: 1090 1091 1092 1093 1094 1095 1096 1097 1098 1099 Events and Trends First Crusade, 10951101 Categories: 1090s ...
(11th century  12th century  13th century  other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 12th century was that century which lasted from 1101 to 1200. ...
Centuries: 11th century  12th century  13th century Decades: 1050s 1060s 1070s 1080s 1090s  1100s  1110s 1120s 1130s 1140s 1150s Years: 1100 1101 1102 1103 1104 1105 1106 1107 1108 1109 Events and Trends 1107 Emperor Toba ascends the throne of Japan The great Buddhist centre of learning at Nalanda is...
Centuries: 11th century  12th century  13th century Decades: 1060s 1070s 1080s 1090s 1100s  1110s  1120s 1130s 1140s 1150s 1160s Years: 1110 1111 1112 1113 1114 1115 1116 1117 1118 1119 Events and Trends 1111 Henry V is crowned Holy Roman Emperor by Pope Paschal II 1112 The people of Laon...
Centuries: 11th century  12th century  13th century Decades: 1070s 1080s 1090s 1100s 1110s  1120s  1130s 1140s 1150s 1160s 1170s Years: 1120 1121 1122 1123 1124 1125 1126 1127 1128 1129 Events and Trends Romanesque sculptor Gislebertus active at Autun, Burgundy, France 1121 Council of Soissons condemns Pierre Abélards...
Centuries: 11th century  12th century  13th century Decades: 1080s 1090s 1100s 1110s 1120s  1130s  1140s 1150s 1160s 1170s 1180s Years: 1130 1131 1132 1133 1134 1135 1136 1137 1138 1139 Events and Trends Romanesque church at Vezelay  carving completed 1130 Innocent II is elected pope 1139 Alphonso I becomes first...
Centuries: 11th century  12th century  13th century Decades: 1090s 1100s 1110s 1120s 1130s  1140s  1150s 1160s 1170s 1180s 1190s Years: 1140 1141 1142 1143 1144 1145 1146 1147 1148 1149 Events and Trends Abbot Suger rebuilds the monastery of St Denis outside Paris, seen as the initiation of the Gothic...
Centuries: 11th century  12th century  13th century Decades: 1100s 1110s 1120s 1130s 1140s  1150s  1160s 1170s 1180s 1190s 1200s Years: 1150 1151 1152 1153 1154 1155 1156 1157 1158 1159 Events and Trends Peter Lombard writes his Sentences Eric the Saint, king of Sweden led the first Christian crusade to...
Centuries: 11th century  12th century  13th century Decades: 1110s 1120s 1130s 1140s 1150s  1160s  1170s 1180s 1190s 1200s 1210s Years: 1160 1161 1162 1163 1164 1165 1166 1167 1168 1169 Events and Trends Births Genghis Khan born as Temujin. ...
Centuries: 11th century  12th century  13th century Decades: 1120s 1130s 1140s 1150s 1160s  1170s  1180s 1190s 1200s 1210s 1220s Years: 1170 1171 1172 1173 1174 1175 1176 1177 1178 1179 Events and Trends 1170  Thomas à Becket assassinated 1171  Saladin abolishes the Fatimid caliphate, restoring Sunni rule in Egypt. ...
Centuries: 11th century  12th century  13th century Decades: 1130s 1140s 1150s 1160s 1170s  1180s  1190s 1200s 1210s 1220s 1230s Years: 1180 1181 1182 1183 1184 1185 1186 1187 1188 1189 Events and Trends Categories: 1180s ...
Centuries: 11th century  12th century  13th century Decades: 1140s 1150s 1160s 1170s 1180s  1190s  1200s 1210s 1220s 1230s 1240s Years: 1190 1191 1192 1193 1194 1195 1196 1197 1198 1199 Events and Trends 1192  Minamoto no Yoritomo granted title of shogun, thereby officially establishing Kamakura shogunate, the first shogunate in...
(12th century  13th century  14th century  other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 13th century was that century which lasted from 1201 to 1300. ...
Centuries: 12th century  13th century  14th century Decades: 1150s 1160s 1170s 1180s 1190s  1200s  1210s 1220s 1230s 1240s 1250s Years: 1200 1201 1202 1203 1204 1205 1206 1207 1208 1209 Events and Trends 1200 University of Paris receives charter from Philip II of France 12021204 Fourth Crusade  diverted to...
Centuries: 12th century  13th century  14th century Decades: 1160s 1170s 1180s 1190s 1200s  1210s  1220s 1230s 1240s 1250s 1260s Years: 1210 1211 1212 1213 1214 1215 1216 1217 1218 1219 Events and Trends 1210 End of the reign of Emperor Tsuchimikado of Japan Emperor Juntoku ascends to the throne of...
Centuries: 12th century  13th century  14th century Decades: 1170s 1180s 1190s 1200s 1210s  1220s  1230s 1240s 1250s 1260s 1270s Years: 1220 1221 1222 1223 1224 1225 1226 1227 1228 1229 Events and Trends Categories: 1220s ...
Centuries: 12th century  13th century  14th century Decades: 1180s 1190s 1200s 1210s 1220s  1230s  1240s 1250s 1260s 1270s 1280s Years: 1230 1231 1232 1233 1234 1235 1236 1237 1238 1239 Events and Trends 1231 In the Dark Ages during the 1230s one great man emerged. ...
Centuries: 12th century  13th century  14th century Decades: 1190s 1200s 1210s 1220s 1230s  1240s  1250s 1260s 1270s 1280s 1290s Years: 1240 1241 1242 1243 1244 1245 1246 1247 1248 1249 Events and Trends Categories: 1240s ...
Centuries: 12th century  13th century  14th century Decades: 1200s 1210s 1220s 1230s 1240s  1250s  1260s 1270s 1280s 1290s 1300s Years: 1250 1251 1252 1253 1254 1255 1256 1257 1258 1259 Events and Trends The great mathematician Fibonacci dies Categories: 1250s ...
Centuries: 12th century  13th century  14th century Decades: 1210s 1220s 1230s 1240s 1250s  1260s  1270s 1280s 1290s 1300s 1310s Years: 1260 1261 1262 1263 1264 1265 1266 1267 1268 1269 Events and Trends Categories: 1260s ...
Centuries: 12th century  13th century  14th century Decades: 1210s 1220s 1230s 1240s 1250s  1260s  1270s 1280s 1290s 1300s 1310s Years: 1270 1271 1272 1273 1274 1275 1276 1277 1278 1279 Events and Trends Categories: 1270s ...
The 1280s is the decade starting January 1, 1280 and ending December 31, 1289. ...
Centuries: 12th century  13th century  14th century Decades: 1240s 1250s 1260s 1270s 1280s  1290s  1300s 1310s 1320s 1330s 1340s Years: 1290 1291 1292 1293 1294 1295 1296 1297 1298 1299 Events and Trends Categories: 1290s ...
(13th century  14th century  15th century  more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 14th century was that century which lasted from 1301 to 1400. ...
Centuries: 13th century  14th century  15th century Decades: 1250s 1260s 1270s 1280s 1290s  1300s  1310s 1320s 1330s 1340s 1350s Years: 1300 1301 1302 1303 1304 1305 1306 1307 1308 1309 Events and Trends MARF Categories: 1300s ...
Centuries: 13th century  14th century  15th century Decades: 1260s 1270s 1280s 1290s 1300s  1310s  1320s 1330s 1340s 1350s 1360s Years: 1310 1311 1312 1313 1314 1315 1316 1317 1318 1319 Events and Trends The Fraticelli pose a problem for the Roman Catholic church Categories: 1310s ...
Centuries: 13th century  14th century  15th century Decades: 1270s 1280s 1290s 1300s 1310s  1320s  1330s 1340s 1350s 1360s 1370s Years: 1320 1321 1322 1323 1324 1325 1326 1327 1328 1329 Events and Trends Categories: 1320s ...
Centuries: 13th century  14th century  15th century Decades: 1280s 1290s 1300s 1310s 1320s  1330s  1340s 1350s 1360s 1370s 1380s Years: 1330 1331 1332 1333 1334 1335 1336 1337 1338 1339 Events and Trends The poet Petrarch coins the term Dark Ages to describe the preceding 900 years in Europe, beginning...
Centuries: 13th century  14th century  15th century Decades: 1290s 1300s 1310s 1320s 1330s  1340s  1350s 1360s 1370s 1380s 1390s Years: 1340 1341 1342 1343 1344 1345 1346 1347 1348 1349 Events and Trends The Black Death spreads across Europe The Battle of Sluys is fought between the naval fleets of...
Centuries: 13th century  14th century  15th century Decades: 1300s 1310s 1320s 1330s 1340s  1350s  1360s 1370s 1380s 1390s 1400s Years: 1350 1351 1352 1353 1354 1355 1356 1357 1358 1359 Events and Trends Categories: 1350s ...
Centuries: 13th century  14th century  15th century Decades: 1310s 1320s 1330s 1340s 1350s  1360s  1370s 1380s 1390s 1400s 1410s Years: 1360 1361 1362 1363 1364 1365 1366 1367 1368 1369 Events and Trends William Langland writes Piers Plowman Categories: 1360s ...
Centuries: 13th century  14th century  15th century Decades: 1320s 1330s 1340s 1350s 1360s  1370s  1380s 1390s 1400s 1410s 1420s Years: 1370 1371 1372 1373 1374 1375 1376 1377 1378 1379 Events and Trends Categories: 1370s ...
Centuries: 13th century  14th century  15th century Decades: 1330s 1340s 1350s 1360s 1370s  1380s  1390s 1400s 1410s 1420s 1430s Years: 1380 1381 1382 1383 1384 1385 1386 1387 1388 1389 Events and Trends The city of Sofia (Bulgaria) is taken by the Ottoman Empire (Turks). ...
Centuries: 13th century  14th century  15th century Decades: 1340s 1350s 1360s 1370s 1380s  1390s  1400s 1410s 1420s 1430s 1440s Years: 1390 1391 1392 1393 1394 1395 1396 1397 1398 1399 Events and Trends 1392 Korean founder of the Joseon Dynasty General Yi Seonggye led a coup détat, overthrowing the...
(14th century  15th century  16th century  other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 15th century was that century which lasted from 1401 to 1500. ...
Events and Trends Categories: 1400s ...
Centuries: 14th century  15th century  16th century Decades: 1360s 1370s 1380s 1390s 1400s  1410s  1420s 1430s 1440s 1450s 1460s Years: 1410 1411 1412 1413 1414 1415 1416 1417 1418 1419 Events and Trends Categories: 1410s ...
Centuries: 14th century  15th century  16th century Decades: 1370s 1380s 1390s 1400s 1410s  1420s  1430s 1440s 1450s 1460s 1470s Years: 1420 1421 1422 1423 1424 1425 1426 1427 1428 1429 Events and Trends Categories: 1420s ...
Centuries: 14th century  15th century  16th century Decades: 1380s 1390s 1400s 1410s 1420s  1430s  1440s 1450s 1460s 1470s 1480s Years: 1430 1431 1432 1433 1434 1435 1436 1437 1438 1439 Events and Trends Categories: 1430s ...
Events and Trends Categories: 1440s ...
Centuries: 14th century  15th century  16th century Decades: 1400s 1410s 1420s 1430s 1440s  1450s  1460s 1470s 1480s 1490s 1500s Years: 1450 1451 1452 1453 1454 1455 1456 1457 1458 1459 Events and Trends Fall of Constantinople on May 29, 1453. ...
Centuries: 14th century  15th century  16th century Decades: 1410s 1420s 1430s 1440s 1450s  1460s  1470s 1480s 1490s 1500s 1510s Years: 1460 1461 1462 1463 1464 1465 1466 1467 1468 1469 Events and Trends Sonni Ali, first Songhai king, conquers many of his African neighbors. ...
Centuries: 14th century  15th century  16th century Decades: 1420s 1430s 1440s 1450s 1460s  1470s  1480s 1490s 1500s 1510s 1520s Years: 1470 1471 1472 1473 1474 1475 1476 1477 1478 1479 Events and Trends battle of Avenches 1476 Prominent Persons Nicolaus Copernicus, Polish astronomer Categories: 1470s ...
Centuries: 14th century  15th century  16th century Decades: 1430s 1440s 1450s 1460s 1470s  1480s  1490s 1500s 1510s 1520s 1530s Years: 1480 1481 1482 1483 1484 1485 1486 1487 1488 1489 Events and Trends Categories: 1480s ...
Centuries: 14th century  15th century  16th century Decades: 1440s 1450s 1460s 1470s 1480s  1490s  1500s 1510s 1520s 1530s 1540s Years: 1490 1491 1492 1493 1494 1495 1496 1497 1498 1499 Events and Trends 1490: Tirant lo Blanc by Joanot Martorell & Martí Joan De Galba is published. ...
(15th century  16th century  17th century  more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 16th century was that century which lasted from 1501 to 1600. ...
Centuries: 15th century  16th century  17th century Decades: 1450s 1460s 1470s 1480s 1490s  1500s  1510s 1520s 1530s 1540s 1550s Years: 1500 1501 1502 1503 1504 1505 1506 1507 1508 1509 1510 Events and Trends Leonardo da Vinci paints the Mona Lisa External links 15001524 Events 15001509 Events Categories...
Centuries: 15th century  16th century  17th century Decades: 1460s 1470s 1480s 1490s 1500s  1510s  1520s 1530s 1540s 1550s 1560s Years: 1510 1511 1512 1513 1514 1515 1516 1517 1518 1519 1520 Events and Trends Categories: Historical stubs  1510s ...
Centuries: 15th century  16th century  17th century Decades: 1470s 1480s 1490s 1500s 1510s  1520s  1530s 1540s 1550s 1560s 1570s Years: 1520 1521 1522 1523 1524 1525 1526 1527 1528 1529 Events and Trends Fall of Tenochtitlán and conquest of Spanish. ...
Centuries: 15th century  16th century  17th century Decades: 1480s 1490s 1500s 1510s 1520s  1530s  1540s 1550s 1560s 1570s 1580s Years: 1530 1531 1532 1533 1534 1535 1536 1537 1538 1539 Events and Trends Spanish conquest of Peru Beginning of colonization of Brazil Categories: 1530s ...
Events and Trends 1541 Hernando de Soto is the first European to see the Mississippi River. ...
Centuries: 15th century  16th century  17th century Decades: 1500s 1510s 1520s 1530s 1540s  1550s  1560s 1570s 1580s 1590s 1600s Years: 1550 1551 1552 1553 1554 1555 1556 1557 1558 1559 1560 Events and Trends Categories: 1550s ...
Events and Trends In 1564 William Shakespeare was born. ...
Centuries: 15th century  16th century  17th century Decades: 1520s 1530s 1540s 1550s 1560s  1570s  1580s 1590s 1600s 1610s 1620s Years: 1570 1571 1572 1573 1574 1575 1576 1577 1578 1579 Significant Events and Trends Transition from the Muromachi to the AzuchiMomoyama period in Japan Categories: 1570s ...
Centuries: 15th century  16th century  17th century Decades: 1530s 1540s 1550s 1560s 1570s  1580s  1590s 1600s 1610s 1620s 1630s Years: 1580 1581 1582 1583 1584 1585 1586 1587 1588 1589 1590 Events and Trends The beginnings of the Golden Age of Literature in England Categories: 1580s ...
Centuries: 15th century  16th century  17th century Decades: 1540s 1550s 1560s 1570s 1580s  1590s  1600s 1610s 1620s 1630s 1640s Years: 1590 1591 1592 1593 1594 1595 1596 1597 1598 1599 Events and Trends Categories: 1590s ...
(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 16011700. ...
Events and Trends November 5, 1605  The Gunpowder Plot to blow up the British Parliament. ...
Centuries: 16th century  17th century  18th century Decades: 1560s 1570s 1580s 1590s 1600s  1610s  1620s 1630s 1640s 1650s 1660s Years: 1610 1611 1612 1613 1614 1615 1616 1617 1618 1619 Events and Trends Start of the Golden Age of the Netherlands. ...
Centuries: 16th century  17th century  18th century Decades: 1570s 1580s 1590s 1600s 1610s  1620s  1630s 1640s 1650s 1660s 1670s Years: 1620 1621 1622 1623 1624 1625 1626 1627 1628 1629 Events and Trends Permanent Dutch settlement of New York Bay and the Hudson River. ...
Events and Trends Thirty Years War in full swing in Europe September 8, 1636  A vote of the Great and General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony establishes Harvard College as the first college founded in the Americas. ...
Centuries: 16th century  17th century  18th century Decades: 1590s 1600s 1610s 1620s 1630s  1640s  1650s 1660s 1670s 1680s 1690s Years: 1640 1641 1642 1643 1644 1645 1646 1647 1648 1649 Events and Trends The personal union of the crowns of Spain and Portugal ends due to a revolution in the...
Centuries: 16th century  17th century  18th century Decades: 1600s 1610s 1620s 1630s 1640s  1650s  1660s 1670s 1680s 1690s 1700s Years: 1650 1651 1652 1653 1654 1655 1656 1657 1658 1659 Significant Events and Trends World Leaders King Frederick III of Denmark (1648  1670). ...
Centuries: 16th century  17th century  18th century Decades: 1610s 1620s 1630s 1640s 1650s  1660s  1670s 1680s 1690s 1700s 1710s Years: 1660 1661 1662 1663 1664 1665 1666 1667 1668 1669 Events and Trends Samuel Pepys begins his famous diary in 1660 and ends it, due to failing eyesight in 1669. ...
Events and Trends Newton and Leibniz independently discover calculus. ...
Centuries: 16th century  17th century  18th century Decades: 1630s 1640s 1650s 1660s 1670s  1680s  1690s 1700s 1710s 1720s 1730s Years: 1680 1681 1682 1683 1684 1685 1686 1687 1688 1689 Events and Trends The Treaty of Ratisbon between France and England in 1684 ended the Age of Buccaneers. ...
Events and Trends Thomas Neale designed Seven Dials The Salem Witchcraft Trials are held in Massachusetts Bay Colony (1692). ...
(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. ...
Events and trends The Bonneville Slide blocks the Columbia River near the site of presentday Cascade Locks, Oregon with a land bridge 200 feet (60 m) high. ...
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 (17401748) rages. ...
Events and Trends Scientific navigation is developed. ...
Events and Trends King George III ascends the British throne in 1760. ...
Events and Trends United States Declaration of Independence ratified by the Continental Congress (July 3, 1776). ...
Events and Trends 1787 United States Constitution 1788 Great Britain established the prison colony of New South Wales in Australia. ...
Events and Trends French Revolution ( 1789  1799). ...
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 18011900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ...
Events and Trends Beginning of the Napoleonic Wars (1803  1815). ...
Events and Trends End of the Napoleonic Wars in Europe (1803  1815). ...
Events and Trends Nationalistic independence movements helped reshape the world during this decade: Greece declares independence from the Ottoman Empire (1821). ...
Events and Trends Electromagnetic induction discovered by Michael Faraday Dutchspeaking farmers known as Voortrekkers emigrate northwards from the Cape Colony Croquet invented in Ireland Railroad construction begins in earnest in the United States Egba refugees fleeing the Yoruba civil wars found the city of Abeokuta in southwest Nigeria...
Events and Trends Technology First use of anaesthesia in an operation, by Crawford Long War, peace and politics First signing of the Treaty of Waitangi (Te Tiriti o Waitangi) on February 6, 1840 at Waitangi New Zealand. ...
Events and Trends Technology Production of steel revolutionised by invention of the Bessemer process Benjamin Silliman fractionates petroleum by distillation for the first time First transatlantic telegraph cable laid First safety elevator installed by Elisha Otis Science Charles Darwin publishes The Origin of Species, putting forward the theory of evolution...
Events and trends Italian unification under King Victor Emmanuel II. Wars for expansion and national unity continue until the incorporation of the Papal States (March 17, 1861  September 20, 1870). ...
Events and Trends Technology The invention of the telephone (1876) by Alexander Graham Bell. ...
// Events and Trends Technology Development and commercial production of electric lighting Development and commercial production of gasolinepowered automobile by Karl Benz, Gottlieb Daimler and Maybach First commercial production and sales of phonographs and phonograph recordings. ...
The 1890s were sometimes referred to as the Mauve Decade, because William Henry Perkins aniline dye allowed the widespread use of that colour in fashion, and also as the Gay Nineties, under the thencurrent usage of the word gay which referred simply to merriment and frivolity, with no...
(19th century  20th century  21st century  more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999 in the...
// Events and Trends Technology Lawrence Hargrave makes the first stable wing design for a heavierthanair aircraft Orville and Wilbur Wright make the first documented flight in a powered heavierthanair aircraft Mass production of automobile Wide popularity of home phonograph Panama Canal is built by the United...
// Events and trends Technology Gideon Sundback patents the first modern zipper Harry Brearley invents stainless steel Charles P. Strite invents first popup bread toaster Science Einsteins theory of general relativity Max von Laue discovers the diffraction of xrays by crystals Alfred Wegener puts forward his theory of...
Sometimes referred to as the Jazz Age or primarily in North America as the Roaring Twenties. // Events and trends Technology John T. Thompson invents Thompson submachine gun, also known as Tommy gun John Logie Baird invents the first working mechanical television system (1925) Charles Lindbergh becomes the first person to...
// Events and trends The 1930s were spent struggling for a solution to the global depression. ...
// Events and trends The 1940s were dominated by World War II, the most destructive armed conflict in history. ...
// Events and trends The 1950s in Western society was marked with a sharp rise in the economy for the first time in almost 30 years and return to the 1920stype consumer society built on credit and boomtimes, as well as the height of the babyboom from returning...
The 1960s, or The Sixties, in its most obvious sense refers to the decade between 1960 and 1969, but the expression has taken on a wider meaning over the past twenty years. ...
This article provides extensive lists of events and significant personalities of the 1970s. ...
// Events and trends The 1980s marked an abrupt shift towards more conservative lifestyles after the momentous cultural revolutions which took place in the 60s and 70s and the definition of the AIDS virus in 1981. ...
// Events and trends The 1990s are generally classified as having moved slightly away from the more conservative 1980s, but otherwise retaining the same mindset. ...
In calendars based on the Christian Era or Common Era, such as the Gregorian calendar, the 21st century is the current century, as of this writing. ...
Saddam Hussein shortly after his capture Major controversy over U.S. presidential election, 2000 September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on New Yorks World Trade Center and Virginias Pentagon killing almost 3000 people. ...
The Decade as a Whole This decade is expected to be called the tens or the twentytens, possibly the twentyteens. ...
Millennia: 2nd millennium  3rd millennium  4th millennium Centuries: 20th century  21st century  22nd century Decades: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s  2020s  2030s 2040s 2050s 2060s 2070s Years: 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025 2026 2027 2028 2029 The Decade as a Whole This decade is expected to be called the...
Millennia: 2nd millennium  3rd millennium  4th millennium Centuries: 20th century  21st century  22nd century Decades: 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s 2020s  2030s  2040s 2050s 2060s 2070s 2080s Years: 2030 2031 2032 2033 2034 2035 2036 2037 2038 2039 The Decade as a Whole This decade is expected to be called the...
Millennia: 2nd millennium  3rd millennium  4th millennium Centuries: 20th century  21st century  22nd century Decades: 1990s 2000s 2010s 2020s 2030s  2040s  2050s 2060s 2070s 2080s 2090s Years: 2040 2041 2042 2043 2044 2045 2046 2047 2048 2049 The decade as a whole This decade is expected to be called the...
Millennia: 2nd millennium  3rd millennium  4th millennium Centuries: 20th century  21st century  22nd century Decades: 2000s 2010s 2020s 2030s 2040s  2050s  2060s 2070s 2080s 2090s 2100s Years: 2050 2051 2052 2053 2054 2055 2056 2057 2058 2059 The Decade as a Whole This decade is expected to be called the...
Millennia: 2nd millennium  3rd millennium  4th millennium Centuries: 20th century  21st century  22nd century Decades: 2010s 2020s 2030s 2040s 2050s  2060s  2070s 2080s 2090s Years: 2060 2061 2062 2063 2064 2065 2066 2067 2068 2069 // The decade as a whole This decade is expected to be called the twentysixties...
Millennia: 2nd millennium  3rd millennium  4th millennium Centuries: 20th century  21st century  22nd century Decades: 2020s 2030s 2040s 2050s 2060s  2070s  2080s 2090s 2100s 2110s 2120s Years: 2070 2071 2072 2073 2074 2075 2076 2077 2078 2079 The Decade as a Whole This decade is expected to be called the...
Millennia: 2nd millennium  3rd millennium  4th millennium Centuries: 20th century  21st century  22nd century Decades: 2030s 2040s 2050s 2060s 2070s  2080s  2090s 2100s 2110s 2120s 2130s Years: 2080 2081 2082 2083 2084 2085 2086 2087 2088 2089 The Decade as a Whole This decade is expected to be called the...
Millennia: 2nd millennium  3rd millennium  4th millennium Centuries: 20th century  21st century  22nd century Decades: 2040s 2050s 2060s 2070s 2080s  2090s  2100s 2110s 2120s 2130s 2140s Years: 2090 2091 2092 2093 2094 2095 2096 2097 2098 2099 // The Decade as a Whole This decade is expected to be called the...
For the novel 2104, see 2104 (book). ...
Millennia: 2nd millennium  3rd millennium  4th millennium Centuries: 21st century  22nd century  23rd century Decades: 2050s 2060s 2070s 2080s 2090s  2100s  2110s 2120s 2130s 2140s 2150s Years: 2100 2101 2102 2103 2104 2105 2106 2107 2108 2109 The Decade as a Whole This decade is expected to be called twenty...
cows become astronauts and jump over moon ...
Millennia: 2nd millennium  3rd millennium  4th millennium Centuries: 21st century  22nd century  23rd century Decades: 2080s 2090s 2100s 2110s 2120s  2130s  2140s 2150s 2160s 2170s 2180s Years: 2130 2131 2132 2133 2134 2135 2136 2137 2138 2139 // The Decade as a Whole This decade is expected to be called the...
Millennia: 2nd millennium  3rd millennium  4th millennium Centuries: 21st century  22nd century  23rd century Decades: 2110s 2120s 2130s 2140s 2150s  2160s  2170s 2180s 2190s 2200s 2180s Years: 2160 2161 2162 2163 2164 2165 2166 2167 2168 2169 The Decade as a Whole This decade is expected to be called the...
The 23rd century (Gregorian Calendar) comprises the years 22012300. ...
Millennia: 2nd millennium  3rd millennium  4th millennium Centuries: 22nd Century  23rd century  24th century Decades: 2200s 2210s 2220s 2230s 2240s  2250s  2260s 2270s 2280s 2290s Years: 2240 2241 2242 2243 2244 2245 2246 2247 2248 2249 The Decade as a Whole 2245  The first 5 year voyage of the USS...
The 24th century (Gregorian Calendar) comprises the years 23012400. ...
(24th century  25th century  26th century  more centuries) The 25th century (Gregorian Calendar) comprises the years 24012500. ...
(25th century  26th century  27th century  other centuries) The 26th century (Gregorian Calendar) comprises the years 25012600. ...
(26th century  27th century  28th century  more centuries) The 27th century (Gregorian Calendar) comprises the years 26012700. ...
The 27th century (Gregorian Calendar) comprises the years 26012700. ...
(27th century  28th century  29th century  more centuries) The twentyeighth century (Gregorian Calendar) comprises the years 2701 to 2800. ...
(28th century  29th century  30th century  more centuries) The 29th century (Gregorian Calendar) comprises the years 28012900. ...
The 30th century comprises the years 29013000 (Gregorian calendar) and 29002999 (Common Era). ...
The 31st century (Gregorian Calendar) comprises the years 30003099. ...
(31st century  32nd century  33rd century  more centuries) The 32nd century (Gregorian Calendar) comprises the years 31003199. ...
The thirtythird century comprises, for some, the years 3201 to 3300. ...
For the meaning in finance, see futures contract. ...
For the meaning in finance, see futures contract. ...
For the meaning in finance, see futures contract. ...
For the meaning in finance, see futures contract. ...
For the meaning in finance, see futures contract. ...
For the meaning in finance, see futures contract. ...
For the meaning in finance, see futures contract. ...
