1717 (MDCCXVII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar, the 1717th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 717th year of the 2nd millennium, the 17th year of the 18th century, and the 8th year of the 1710s decade. As of the start of 1717, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
August 17: The Siege of Belgrade ends as Austrian troops capture the city from the Ottoman Empire. (1720 painting by Jan van Huchtenburgh
1717 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1717
Ab urbe condita2470
Armenian calendar1166
Assyrian calendar6467
Balinese saka calendar1638–1639
Bengali calendar1124
Berber calendar2667
British Regnal yearGeo. 1 – 4 Geo. 1
Buddhist calendar2261
Burmese calendar1079
Byzantine calendar7225–7226
Chinese calendar丙申年 (Fire Monkey)
4414 or 4207
    — to —
丁酉年 (Fire Rooster)
4415 or 4208
Coptic calendar1433–1434
Discordian calendar2883
Ethiopian calendar1709–1710
Hebrew calendar5477–5478
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1773–1774
 - Shaka Samvat1638–1639
 - Kali Yuga4817–4818
Holocene calendar11717
Igbo calendar717–718
Iranian calendar1095–1096
Islamic calendar1129–1130
Japanese calendarKyōhō 2
Javanese calendar1640–1641
Julian calendarGregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar4050
Minguo calendar195 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar249
Thai solar calendar2259–2260
Tibetan calendar阳火猴年
(male Fire-Monkey)
1843 or 1462 or 690
    — to —
(female Fire-Rooster)
1844 or 1463 or 691

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Births edit

Maria Theresa of Austria
Johann Joachim Winckelmann

Deaths edit

Maria Sibylla Merian
Jeanne Guyon

References edit

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