1650s

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This is a list of events occurring in the 1650s, ordered by year.

1650

January–June

July–December

Date unknown

1651

January–June

July–December

Date unknown

1652

January–June

July–December

1653

January–June

July–December

Date unknown


1654

January–June

The original Magdeburg hemispheres and Guericke's vacuum pump in the Deutsches Museum, Munich, Germany

July–December

1655

January–June

July–December

Date unknown

  • The Bibliotheca Thysiana is erected, the only surviving 17th century example in the Netherlands of a building designed as a library.

1656

January–June

July–December

Undated

1657

January–June

July–December

Date unknown

1658

January–June

July–December

Date unknown

  • Portuguese traders are expelled from Ceylon by Dutch invaders.
  • The Dutch in the Cape Colony start to import slaves from India and South-East Asia (later from Madagascar).

1659

January–June

July–December

Date unknown


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