1602 (MDCII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar, the 1602nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 602nd year of the 2nd millennium, the 2nd year of the 17th century, and the 3rd year of the 1600s decade. As of the start of 1602, the Gregorian calendar was 10 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
May 15: Bartholomew Gosnold discovers Cape Cod
1602 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1602
MDCII
Ab urbe condita2355
Armenian calendar1051
ԹՎ ՌԾԱ
Assyrian calendar6352
Balinese saka calendar1523–1524
Bengali calendar1009
Berber calendar2552
English Regnal year44 Eliz. 1 – 45 Eliz. 1
Buddhist calendar2146
Burmese calendar964
Byzantine calendar7110–7111
Chinese calendar辛丑年 (Metal Ox)
4299 or 4092
    — to —
壬寅年 (Water Tiger)
4300 or 4093
Coptic calendar1318–1319
Discordian calendar2768
Ethiopian calendar1594–1595
Hebrew calendar5362–5363
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1658–1659
 - Shaka Samvat1523–1524
 - Kali Yuga4702–4703
Holocene calendar11602
Igbo calendar602–603
Iranian calendar980–981
Islamic calendar1010–1011
Japanese calendarKeichō 7
(慶長7年)
Javanese calendar1522–1523
Julian calendarGregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar3935
Minguo calendar310 before ROC
民前310年
Nanakshahi calendar134
Thai solar calendar2144–2145
Tibetan calendar阴金牛年
(female Iron-Ox)
1728 or 1347 or 575
    — to —
阳水虎年
(male Water-Tiger)
1729 or 1348 or 576


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Countess Amalie Elisabeth of Hanau-Münzenberg born 29 January
 
Mary of Jesus of Ágreda born 2 April
 
Gilles de Roberval born 10 August
 
William Morice (Secretary of State) born 6 November
 
Agnes of Jesus born 17 November

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Ludvig Munk died 8 April
 
Anna of Mecklenburg died 4 July
 
Hedwig of Brandenburg died 21 October
 
David I of Kakheti died 21 October

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