The 17th century lasted from January 1, 1601 ( MDCI ), to December 31, 1700 ( MDCC ). It falls into the early modern period of Europe and in that continent (whose impact on the world was increasing) was characterized by the Baroque cultural movement, the latter part of the Spanish Golden Age, the Dutch Golden Age, the French Grand Siècle dominated ...
Jan Pieterszoon Coen (8 January 1587 – 21 September 1629), the founder of Batavia, was an officer of the Dutch East India Company (VOC) in the early seventeenth century, holding two terms as its Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies. 1620s [ edit] 1620: Emperor Ferdinand II defeats the Bohemian rebels in the Battle of White Mountain.
The 17th century was the century from 1601 to 1700. Decades and years [ change | change source] Note: years before or after the 17th century are in italics. This page was last changed on 8 February 2021, at 06:10. Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License and the GFDL; additional terms may apply.
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This category holds: Matters specifically related to the 17th century (1601 AD-1700 AD). As a means of recording the passage of time, the 17th century' was that century which lasted from January 1st, 1601 through December 31st, 1700 in the Gregorian calendar. Note that 1601 is the first year of the 17th century, not 1600 as is often erroneously believed.
The 17th century BC was the century that lasted from 1700 BC to 1601 BC. Nebra sky disk , central Europe 1600 BC. The inlaid gold depicted the crescent moon and the Pleiades star cluster in a specific arrangement forming the earliest known depiction of celestial phenomena.