1799 (MDCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar, the 1799th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 799th year of the 2nd millennium, the 99th year of the 18th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1790s decade. As of the start of 1799, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
1799 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1799
French Republican calendar7–8
Ab urbe condita2552
Armenian calendar1248
Assyrian calendar6549
Balinese saka calendar1720–1721
Bengali calendar1206
Berber calendar2749
British Regnal year39 Geo. 3 – 40 Geo. 3
Buddhist calendar2343
Burmese calendar1161
Byzantine calendar7307–7308
Chinese calendar戊午年 (Earth Horse)
4496 or 4289
    — to —
己未年 (Earth Goat)
4497 or 4290
Coptic calendar1515–1516
Discordian calendar2965
Ethiopian calendar1791–1792
Hebrew calendar5559–5560
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1855–1856
 - Shaka Samvat1720–1721
 - Kali Yuga4899–4900
Holocene calendar11799
Igbo calendar799–800
Iranian calendar1177–1178
Islamic calendar1213–1214
Japanese calendarKansei 11
Javanese calendar1725–1726
Julian calendarGregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar4132
Minguo calendar113 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar331
Thai solar calendar2341–2342
Tibetan calendar阳土马年
(male Earth-Horse)
1925 or 1544 or 772
    — to —
(female Earth-Goat)
1926 or 1545 or 773
July 15: French Captain Pierre-François Bouchard finds the Rosetta Stone
September 25: Second Battle of Zurich
November 9: Coup of 18 Brumaire

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Births edit

January–June edit

Carl Adolph von Basedow
Honoré de Balzac
Alexander Pushkin

July–December edit

Date unknown edit

Deaths edit

January–June edit

Qianlong Emperor
Tipu Sultan

July–December edit

Jacques-Étienne Montgolfier
George Washington

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