The 17th century wis the century that lastit frae Januar 1, 1601, tae December 31, 1700, in the Gregorian calendar. The 17t century faws intae the Early Modren period o Europe an in that continent wis chairacterised by the Dutch Gowden Age, the Baroque cultural muivement, the French Grand Siècle dominatit bi Louis XIV, the Scienteefic Revolution, an The General Crisis. This last is chairacterised in Europe maist notably bi the Thirty Years' War,[1] the Great Turkis War, the end o the Dutch Revolt, the disintegration o the Pols–Lithuanie Commonweel an the Inglis Ceevil War.

Millennium: 2nt millennium
State leaders:
  • 16t century
  • 17t century
  • 18t century
Categories: BirthsDaiths


  1. "The Thirty-Years-War". Western New England College. Retrieved 24 Mey 2008.