decade of the Gregorian Calendar (1700–1709)
(Redirected from 1700s (decade))
The 1700s was a decade that began on 1 January 1700 and ended on 31 December 1709.
|Centuries:||17th century – 18th century – 19th century|
|Decades:||1670s 1680s 1690s – 1700s – 1710s 1720s 1730s|
|Years:||1700 1701 1702 1703 1704 1705 1706 1707 1708 1709|
|Categories:||Births – Deaths – Architecture|
Establishments – Disestablishments
Events and trendsEdit
- The Bonneville Slide blocks the Columbia River near the site of present-day Cascade Locks, Oregon with a land bridge 200 feet (60 m) high. The river eventually removes the blockage, but this event is remembered in the local legends of the Native Americans as the Bridge of the Gods.
- The first newspaper to be published in English.
- The War of the Spanish Succession, started in 1701.
- The Age of Enlightenment
- The Industrial Revolution, a time period starting in the 1700s.
- The Scientific Revolution, another important cultural advance.
- King Frederick IV of Denmark (1699–1730).
- King William III of England and Scotland (1689–1702).
- Queen Anne of Great Britain (1702–1714).
- King Louis XIV of France (1643–1715).
- Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (1658–1705).
- Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor (1705–1711).
- Tsar Peter I of Russia (1682–1725).
- King Philip V of Spain (1700–1746).
- King Charles XII of Sweden (1697–1718).