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|Millennium:||2nd millennium BC|
|Centuries:||18th century BC · 17th century BC · 16th century BC|
|Decades:|| 1690s BC 1680s BC 1670s BC 1660s BC 1650s BC|
1640s BC 1630s BC 1620s BC 1610s BC 1600s BC
|Categories:|| Births – Deaths |
Establishments – Disestablishments
- c. 1700 BC — The last species of mammoth became extinct on Wrangel Island.
- c. 1700 BC: Indus Valley Civilization comes to an end but is continued by the Cemetery H culture
- 1700 BC — Belu-bani became the King of Assyria.
- c. 1700 BC — beginning of the Late Minoan period on Crete
- c. 1700 BC — Lila-Ir-Tash started to rule the Elamite Empire.
- c. 1698 BC — Lila-Ir-Tash the ruler of the Elamite Empire died. Temti-Agun I started to rule the Elamite Empire.
- 1691 BC — Belu-bani, the King of Assyria died.
- c. 1690 BC — Temti-Agun I, the ruler of the Elamite Empire, died. Tan-Uli started to rule the Elamite Empire.
- 1690 BC — Libaia became the King of Assyria.
- 1680s BC — Egypt: Start of Sixteenth Dynasty.
- 1680s BC — Egypt: Development of leavened bread (date approximate).
- 1670s BC — Egypt: Start of Fifteenth Dynasty.
- 1673 BC — Sharma-Adad I became the King of Assyria.
- 1661 BC — Iptar-Sin became the King of Assyria.
- 1650s BC — Egypt: Start of Seventeenth Dynasty.
- c. 1655 BC — Tan-Uli, the ruler of the Elamite Empire, died.
- 1649 BC — Bazaia became the King of Assyria.
- 1633 BC — End of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth dynasties of Egypt, start of the Fifteenth dynasty.
- 1627 BC – Beginn of a several years lasting cooling of world climate recorded in tree-rings all over the world.
- 1625 BC — Samsu-Ditana becomes King of Babylon (middle chronology).
- 1621 BC — Lullaia becomes the King of Assyria.
- 1620 BC — Mursili I becomes King of the Hittite Empire (middle chronology).
- 1615 BC — Shu-Ninua became the King of Assyria.
- 1601 BC — Sharma-Adad II became the King of Assyria.
- 1600s BC — Egypt: End of Fourteenth Dynasty.
- 1600s BC — The creation of one of the oldest surviving astronomical documents, a copy of which was found in the Babylonian library of Ashurbanipal: a 21-year record of the appearances of Venus (which the early Babylonians called Nindaranna).
- 1600s BC — The end of the Indus Valley civilization.
- 1600s BC — The overthrow of the ruling Amorite dynasty in Aleppo, Syria.
- 1600s BC — The date of the earliest discovered rubber balls.
- 1600s BC — Egypt conquered by Asian tribes known as the Hyksos — see History of ancient Israel and Judah.
- Unetice culture
- Development of leavened bread in Egypt.
- Development of the windmill in Persia.
- Jie , The last ruler of Xia Dynasty, ruled China for 52 years until 1600 BC according to the Xia Shang Zhou Chronology Project.
- 1695 BC — Sarah, wife of Abraham, according to the Hebrew Calendar
- 1686 BC — Hammurabi (short chronology)
- 1684 BC — Heremon, Irish legend
- 1677 BC — Terah, father of Abraham, according to the Hebrew Calendar
- 1664 BC — Arpachshad, son of Ham, according to the Hebrew Calendar
- 1637 BC — Abraham according to Jewish calculations. (2,123 years after biblical creation)
- 1634 BC — Shelah, son of Arpachshad, according to the Hebrew Calendar
- 1602 BC — Shem, son of Noah, according to the Hebrew Calendar
Decades and yearsEdit
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