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World History Timeline: 1601 - 1700



Year Rulers War and Politics Entertainment Literature Art and Architecture Science and Technology India Historic Events / Personalities
1601-1610 End of Boris Godunov's reign in Russia (1605)       Hans Lippershey invents the first refracting telescope.(1608)

Italian Galileo Galilei confirms that the sun is the centre of the universe (1609)
  Quebec in Canada founded by French settlers (1608)
1611-1620 Reign of Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden (1611-1632)

Reign of Bethlen Gabor in Hungary (1613-1629)
30 Years War involves almost all Europe except Britain (1618-1648)     In London, England, William Harvey discovers the circulation of the blood (1619-1628)    
1621-1630 British king Charles I tries to rule without parliament (1629-1640)       Giovanni Branca invents a steam turbine.(1621) The British set foot in Surat (1624)
New York was established by the Dutch (1626)
1631-1640 Reign of Queen Christina of Sweden (1632-1654)       W. Gascoigne invents the micrometer.(1636)   Portugal achieved independence from Spain (1640)
1641-1650 Reign of Louis XIV of France (1643-1715) The English Civil War (1642-1651)

Candian War between Venice and Ottoman Turks (1645-1669)

Treaty of Westphalia ends 30 Years War (1648)
      Evangelista Torricelli invents the barometer.(1643) The East India Company sets up factories at Madras (1641)  
1651-1660   English capture Jamaica from the Spanish(1655)  
Christian Huygens invents a pendulum clock.(1656)
  Jan van Riebeeck founded Cape Town (1652)
1661-1670   English capture New Amsterdam from the Dutch; it is renamed New York (1664)   Isaac Newton invents a reflecting telescope.(1668) British port and trading center established at Bombay. (1661)

First French trading post and factory established at Surat (1668)
Great Fire of London (1666)
1671-1680   Russo-Turkish War (1678-1681)     Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz invents a calculating machine.(1671)

Christian Huygens patents the pocket watch.(1675)

Denis Papin invents the pressure cooker.(1679)
Shivaji defeat Aurangzeb's troops, and establishes Maratha Confederacy (1674) Father Hennepin reaches Niagara Falls in Canada (1679)
1681-1690 Reign of Peter the Great of Russia (1682-1725)       England became a constitutional monarchy (1689)
1691-1700       Englishmen, Thomas Savery invents a steam pump.(1698) Calcutta founded (1690) Royal Bank of Scotland is founded (1695)
Year Rulers War and Politics Entertainment Literature Art and Architecture Science and Technology India Historic Events / Personalities


World History Timeline : 1501 - 1600

World History Timeline : 1701 - 1800

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