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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 17th century18th century19th century
Decades: 1760s  1770s  1780s  – 1790s –  1800s  1810s  1820s
Years: 1794 1795 179617971798 1799 1800
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1797 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1797
French Republican calendar 5–6
Ab urbe condita 2550
Armenian calendar 1246
Assyrian calendar 6547
Bengali calendar 1204
Berber calendar 2747
British Regnal year 37 Geo. 3 – 38 Geo. 3
Buddhist calendar 2341
Burmese calendar 1159
Byzantine calendar 7305–7306
Chinese calendar 丙辰(Fire Dragon)
4493 or 4433
    — to —
丁巳年 (Fire Snake)
4494 or 4434
Coptic calendar 1513–1514
Discordian calendar 2963
Ethiopian calendar 1789–1790
Hebrew calendar 5557–5558
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1853–1854
 - Shaka Samvat 1719–1720
 - Kali Yuga 4898–4899
Holocene calendar 11797
Igbo calendar 797–798
Iranian calendar 1175–1176
Islamic calendar 1211–1212
Japanese calendar Kansei 9
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar 4130
Minguo calendar 115 before ROC
Thai solar calendar 2339–2340

1797 (MDCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (dominical letter A) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Thursday (dominical letter D) of the Julian calendar, the 1797th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 797th year of the 2nd millennium, the 97th year of the 18th century, and the 8th year of the 1790s decade. Note that the Julian day for 1797 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.







Painting of the real-life Münchhausen
Karl Friedrich Hieronymus Freiherr von Münchhausen


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