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This article is about the year 1657.
Millennium: 2nd millennium
1657 by topic:
Arts and Science
Architecture - Art - Literature - Music - Science
Lists of leaders
State leadersColonial governorsReligious leaders
Birth and death categories
Births - Deaths
Establishments and disestablishments categories
Establishments - Disestablishments
Works category
1657 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1657
Ab urbe condita 2410
Armenian calendar 1106
Assyrian calendar 6407
Bengali calendar 1064
Berber calendar 2607
English Regnal year Cha. 2 – 9 Cha. 2
Buddhist calendar 2201
Burmese calendar 1019
Byzantine calendar 7165–7166
Chinese calendar 丙申(Fire Monkey)
4353 or 4293
    — to —
丁酉年 (Fire Rooster)
4354 or 4294
Coptic calendar 1373–1374
Discordian calendar 2823
Ethiopian calendar 1649–1650
Hebrew calendar 5417–5418
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1713–1714
 - Shaka Samvat 1578–1579
 - Kali Yuga 4757–4758
Holocene calendar 11657
Igbo calendar 657–658
Iranian calendar 1035–1036
Islamic calendar 1067–1068
Japanese calendar Meireki 3
Javanese calendar 1579–1580
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar 3990
Minguo calendar 255 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar 189
Thai solar calendar 2199–2200

1657 (MDCLVII) was a common year starting on Monday (dominical letter G) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Thursday (dominical letter D) of the Julian calendar, the 1657th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 657th year of the 2nd millennium, the 57th year of the 17th century, and the 8th year of the 1650s decade. As of the start of 1657, the Gregorian calendar was 10 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.




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