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:  Births – Deaths Establishments – Disestablishments 
The eighteenth century BC was the time period from 1800 BC to 1701 BC.
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Events[edit  edit source]
 1800 BC  beginning of Iron Age in India^{[1]}
 1800 BC — beginning of the Nordic Bronze Age in the periodization system devised by Oscar Montelius.
 1800 BC–1300 BC — Troy flourishes.
 c. 1800 BC — Hyksos start to settle in the Nile Delta. They had the capital at Avaris in northeastern Nile Delta.
 c. 1792 BC–1750 BC — Babylonia and Mari.
 c. 1792 BC–1750 BC — Stela of Hammurabi, from Susa (modern Shush, Iran) is made. It is now in Musee du Louvre, Paris.
 1787 BC–1784 BC — Amorite conquests of Uruk and Isin.
 1786 BC — Egypt: Queen Sobekneferu dies. End of Twelfth Dynasty, start of Thirteenth Dynasty, start of Fourteenth Dynasty.
 1779 BC — Zimrilim, the King of Mari, starts to rule.
 1770 BC — Babylon, capital of Babylonia becomes the largest city of the world, taking the lead from Thebes, capital of Egypt.[1]
 1766 BC — Shang conquest of Xia Dynasty. China .
 1764–1750 BC — Wars of Hammurabi.
 1757 BC — Mari sacks by Hammurabi. Zimrilim's palace is destroyed.
 1757 BC — Zimrilim, the King of Mari, dies.
 1750 BC — Hyksos occupation of Northern Egypt.
 1750 BC — A colossal volcanic eruption at Mount Veniaminof, Alaska.
 Before c. 1750 BC — Investiture of Zimrilim (ZimiriLim, King of Mari, before the Goddess Ishtar), facsimile of a wall painting on mud plaster from the Zimrilim palace at Mari (modern Tell Hariri, Iraq), Court 106, is made. It is now in Musee du Louvre, Paris.
 1749 BC–1712 BC — Mesopotamian Rebellions.
 Early Unetice culture, beginning of the Bronze Age in Central Europe.
 Minoan civilization: phase II of the Middle period (MM II).
 1800–1700 BC — Decline of the Indus Valley Civilization.
Significant persons[edit  edit source]
 Hammurabi (1792 BC–1750 BC), ruler of the Babylonian Empire
 Tang overthrew emperor Jie, last ruler of the Xia dynasty.
Births[edit  edit source]
 1726 BC — Ishmael, son of Abraham, according to the Hebrew Calendar
 1712 BC — Isaac, son of Abraham, according to the Hebrew Calendar
Deaths[edit  edit source]
 1764 BC — Peleg, son of Eber, (b. 2003 BC) according to the Hebrew Calendar
 1763 BC — Nahor, son of Serug, (b. 1911 BC) according to the Hebrew Calendar
 1753 BC — Noah (b. 2704 BC) according to the Hebrew Calendar.
 1750 BC — Hammurabi (middle chronology)
 1734 BC — Reu, son of Peleg, (b. 1973 BC) according to the Hebrew Calendar
 1711 BC — Serug, son of Reu, (b. 1941 BC) according to the Hebrew Calendar
Inventions, discoveries, introductions[edit  edit source]
 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 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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