Millennium: 2nd millennium BC
Centuries: 19th century BC · 18th century BC · 17th century BC
Decades: 1790s BC 1780s BC 1770s BC 1760s BC 1750s BC
1740s BC 1730s BC 1720s BC 1710s BC 1700s BC
Categories: BirthsDeaths

The eighteenth century BC was the time period from 1800 BC to 1701 BC.



An inscription of the Code of Hammurabi, one of the earliest known sets of laws

Significant personsEdit



  • 1764 BCPeleg, son of Eber, (b. 2003 BC) according to the Hebrew Calendar
  • 1763 BCNahor, son of Serug, (b. 1911 BC) according to the Hebrew Calendar
  • 1753 BCNoah (b. 2704 BC) according to the Hebrew Calendar.
  • 1750 BCHammurabi (middle chronology)
  • 1734 BCReu, son of Peleg, (b. 1973 BC) according to the Hebrew Calendar
  • 1711 BCSerug, son of Reu, (b. 1941 BC) according to the Hebrew Calendar

Inventions, discoveries, introductionsEdit

  • c. 1700 BC — Median date for the building of the Phaistos Disc. Its purpose and meaning, and even its original geographical place of manufacture remains unknown, making it one of the most famous mysteries of archaeology.

Decades and yearsEdit


  1. ^ The origins of Iron Working in India: New evidence from the Central Ganga plain and the Eastern Vindhyas by Rakesh Tewari (Director, U.P. State Archaeological Department)

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