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Millennium: 2nd millennium
1716 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1716
Ab urbe condita 2469
Armenian calendar 1165
Assyrian calendar 6466
Balinese saka calendar 1637–1638
Bengali calendar 1123
Berber calendar 2666
British Regnal year Geo. 1 – 3 Geo. 1
Buddhist calendar 2260
Burmese calendar 1078
Byzantine calendar 7224–7225
Chinese calendar 乙未(Wood Goat)
4412 or 4352
    — to —
丙申年 (Fire Monkey)
4413 or 4353
Coptic calendar 1432–1433
Discordian calendar 2882
Ethiopian calendar 1708–1709
Hebrew calendar 5476–5477
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1772–1773
 - Shaka Samvat 1637–1638
 - Kali Yuga 4816–4817
Holocene calendar 11716
Igbo calendar 716–717
Iranian calendar 1094–1095
Islamic calendar 1128–1129
Japanese calendar Shōtoku 6 / Kyōhō 1
Javanese calendar 1639–1640
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar 4049
Minguo calendar 196 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar 248
Thai solar calendar 2258–2259
Tibetan calendar 阴木羊年
(female Wood-Goat)
1842 or 1461 or 689
    — to —
(male Fire-Monkey)
1843 or 1462 or 690

1716 (MDCCXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar, the 1716th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 716th year of the 2nd millennium, the 16th year of the 18th century, and the 7th year of the 1710s decade. As of the start of 1716, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.




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Painting by Ogata Kōrin.


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