This airticle is aboot the year 1659.

1659 (MDCLIX) wis a common year stairtin on Wadensday o the Gregorian calendar and a common year stairtin on Setturday o the Julian calendar, the 1659t year o the Common Era (CE) an Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 659t year o the 2nt millennium, the 59t year o the 17t century, an the 10t an last year o the 1650s decade. As o the stairt o 1659, the Gregorian calendar wis 10 days aheid o the Julian calendar, that remeened in localised use till 1923.

Millennium: 2nt millennium
Centuries: 16t century17t century18t century
Decades: 1620s  1630s  1640s  – 1650s –  1660s  1670s  1680s
Years: 1656 1657 165816591660 1661 1662