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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 17th century18th century19th century
Decades: 1680s  1690s  1700s  – 1710s –  1720s  1730s  1740s
Years: 1715 1716 171717181719 1720 1721

Events

  • July 21 – Treaty of Passarowitz signed
  • November 22 – Off the coast of Virginia, English pirate Edward Teach (best known as "Blackbeard") is killed in battle when a British boarding party cornered him.
  • November 30 – After the death of Charles XII, Ulrika Eleonora becomes Queen of Sweden.
  • December 17Austria, Great Britain, and France declare war on Spain, launching the War of the Quadruple Alliance.
  • The Funj warrior aristocracy deposes the reigning mek and places one of their own ranks on the throne of Sennar. (History of Sudan (Coming of Islam to the Turkiyah))

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