1747 (MDCCXLVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Thursday of the Julian calendar, the 1747th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 747th year of the 2nd millennium, the 47th year of the 18th century, and the 8th year of the 1740s decade. As of the start of 1747, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
October 1: Ahmad Shah Durrani is crowned as king of Afghanistan.
July 2: France wins the Battle of Lauffeld over British, Dutch and Hanoverian troops.(1836 painting by Auguste Couder)
1747 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1747
Ab urbe condita2500
Armenian calendar1196
Assyrian calendar6497
Balinese saka calendar1668–1669
Bengali calendar1154
Berber calendar2697
British Regnal year20 Geo. 2 – 21 Geo. 2
Buddhist calendar2291
Burmese calendar1109
Byzantine calendar7255–7256
Chinese calendar丙寅年 (Fire Tiger)
4444 or 4237
    — to —
丁卯年 (Fire Rabbit)
4445 or 4238
Coptic calendar1463–1464
Discordian calendar2913
Ethiopian calendar1739–1740
Hebrew calendar5507–5508
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1803–1804
 - Shaka Samvat1668–1669
 - Kali Yuga4847–4848
Holocene calendar11747
Igbo calendar747–748
Iranian calendar1125–1126
Islamic calendar1159–1160
Japanese calendarEnkyō 4
Javanese calendar1671–1672
Julian calendarGregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar4080
Minguo calendar165 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar279
Thai solar calendar2289–2290
Tibetan calendar阳火虎年
(male Fire-Tiger)
1873 or 1492 or 720
    — to —
(female Fire-Rabbit)
1874 or 1493 or 721

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Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor

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Nader Shah

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