1598 (MDXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar, the 1598th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 598th year of the 2nd millennium, the 98th year of the 16th century, and the 9th year of the 1590s decade. As of the start of 1598, the Gregorian calendar was 10 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
1598 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1598
Ab urbe condita2351
Armenian calendar1047
Assyrian calendar6348
Balinese saka calendar1519–1520
Bengali calendar1005
Berber calendar2548
English Regnal year40 Eliz. 1 – 41 Eliz. 1
Buddhist calendar2142
Burmese calendar960
Byzantine calendar7106–7107
Chinese calendar丁酉年 (Fire Rooster)
4294 or 4234
    — to —
戊戌年 (Earth Dog)
4295 or 4235
Coptic calendar1314–1315
Discordian calendar2764
Ethiopian calendar1590–1591
Hebrew calendar5358–5359
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1654–1655
 - Shaka Samvat1519–1520
 - Kali Yuga4698–4699
Holocene calendar11598
Igbo calendar598–599
Iranian calendar976–977
Islamic calendar1006–1007
Japanese calendarKeichō 3
Javanese calendar1518–1519
Julian calendarGregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar3931
Minguo calendar314 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar130
Thai solar calendar2140–2141
Tibetan calendar阴火鸡年
(female Fire-Rooster)
1724 or 1343 or 571
    — to —
(male Earth-Dog)
1725 or 1344 or 572
April 13: The Edict of Nantes is signed.




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