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Centuries: 17th century18th century19th century
Decades: 1690s  1700s  1710s  – 1720s –  1730s  1740s  1750s
Years: 1726 1727 172817291730 1731 1732
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1729 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1729
Ab urbe condita 2482
Armenian calendar 1178
Assyrian calendar 6479
Bengali calendar 1136
Berber calendar 2679
British Regnal year Geo. 2 – 3 Geo. 2
Buddhist calendar 2273
Burmese calendar 1091
Byzantine calendar 7237–7238
Chinese calendar 戊申(Earth Monkey)
4425 or 4365
    — to —
己酉年 (Earth Rooster)
4426 or 4366
Coptic calendar 1445–1446
Discordian calendar 2895
Ethiopian calendar 1721–1722
Hebrew calendar 5489–5490
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1785–1786
 - Shaka Samvat 1651–1652
 - Kali Yuga 4830–4831
Holocene calendar 11729
Igbo calendar 729–730
Iranian calendar 1107–1108
Islamic calendar 1141–1142
Japanese calendar Kyōhō 14
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar 4062
Minguo calendar 183 before ROC
Thai solar calendar 2271–2272

1729 (MDCCXXIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (dominical letter B) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Wednesday (dominical letter E) of the Julian calendar, the 1729th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 729th year of the 2nd millennium, the 29th year of the 18th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1720s decade. Note that the Julian day for 1729 is 11 calendar days difference, which continued to be used from 1582 until the complete conversion of the Gregorian calendar was entirely done in 1929.




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Catherine II of Russia



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Further reading

  • John Blair; J. Willoughby Rosse (1856). "1729". Blair's Chronological Tables. London: H.G. Bohn – via Hathi Trust.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>