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 
The seventeenth century BC was the time period from 1700 BC to 1601 BC.
Events[edit  edit source]
 1700
 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 — Belubani became the King of Assyria.
 c. 1700 BC — beginning of the Late Minoan period on Crete
 c. 1700 BC — LilaIrTash started to rule the Elamite Empire.
 c. 1698 BC — LilaIrTash the ruler of the Elamite Empire died. TemtiAgun I started to rule the Elamite Empire.
 1691 BC — Belubani, the King of Assyria died.
 c. 1690 BC — TemtiAgun I, the ruler of the Elamite Empire, died. TanUli 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 — SharmaAdad I became the King of Assyria.
 1661 BC — IptarSin became the King of Assyria.
 1650s BC — Egypt: Start of Seventeenth Dynasty.
 c. 1655 BC — TanUli, 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 treerings all over the world.^{[1]}
 1625 BC — SamsuDitana 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 — ShuNinua became the King of Assyria.
 1601 BC — SharmaAdad 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 21year 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.
Significant persons[edit  edit source]
 Jie , The last ruler of Xia Dynasty, ruled China for 52 years until 1600 BC according to the Xia Shang Zhou Chronology Project.
Deaths[edit  edit source]
 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 years[edit  edit source]
[[::DecadesDecades]] and [[::YearsYears]]
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[[::CenturiesCenturies]] and [[::MillenniaMillennia]]
Millennium  Century  

Before Christ / Before Common Era (BC/BCE)  
[[::4th millennium BC4th]]:  [[::40th century BC40th]]  [[::39th century BC39th]]  [[::38th century BC38th]]  [[::37th century BC37th]]  [[::36th century BC36th]]  [[::35th century BC35th]]  [[::34th century BC34th]]  [[::33rd century BC33rd]]  [[::32nd century BC32nd]]  [[::31st century BC31st]] 
[[::3rd millennium BC3rd]]:  [[::30th century BC30th]]  [[::29th century BC29th]]  [[::28th century BC28th]]  [[::27th century BC27th]]  [[::26th century BC26th]]  [[::25th century BC25th]]  [[::24th century BC24th]]  [[::23rd century BC23rd]]  [[::22nd century BC22nd]]  [[::21st century BC21st]] 
[[::2nd millennium BC2nd]]:  [[::20th century BC20th]]  [[::19th century BC19th]]  [[::18th century BC18th]]  [[::17th century BC17th]]  [[::16th century BC16th]]  [[::15th century BC15th]]  [[::14th century BC14th]]  [[::13th century BC13th]]  [[::12th century BC12th]]  [[::11th century BC11th]] 
[[::1st millennium BC1st]]:  [[::10th century BC10th]]  [[::9th century BC9th]]  [[::8th century BC8th]]  [[::7th century BC7th]]  [[::6th century BC6th]]  [[::5th century BC5th]]  [[::4th century BC4th]]  [[::3rd century BC3rd]]  [[::2nd century BC2nd]]  [[::1st century BC1st]] 
Anno Domini / Common Era (AD/CE)  
[[::1st millennium1st]]:  [[::1st century1st]]  [[::2nd century2nd]]  [[::3rd century3rd]]  [[::4th century4th]]  [[::5th century5th]]  [[::6th century6th]]  [[::7th century7th]]  [[::8th century8th]]  [[::9th century9th]]  [[::10th century10th]] 
[[::2nd millennium2nd]]:  [[::11th century11th]]  [[::12th century12th]]  [[::13th century13th]]  [[::14th century14th]]  [[::15th century15th]]  [[::16th century16th]]  [[::17th century17th]]  [[::18th century18th]]  [[::19th century19th]]  [[::20th century20th]] 
[[::3rd millennium3rd]]:  [[::21st century21st]]  [[::22nd century22nd]]  [[::23rd century23rd]]  [[::24th century24th]]  [[::25th century25th]]  [[::26th century26th]]  [[::27th century27th]]  [[::28th century28th]]  [[::29th century29th]]  [[::30th century30th]] 
[[::4th millennium4th]]:  [[::31st century31st]] 
References[edit  edit source]
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