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Year 1701 (MDCCI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Wednesday [1] of the 11-day slower Julian calendar. Year 1701 of the Swedish calendar was a common year starting on Tuesday, one weekday ahead of the Julian calendar.

Events of 1701[]

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  • The Philharmonic Society (Academia philharmonicorum) is established in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
  • Jethro Tull invented a drill for planting seeds in rows.
  • Pierre Antoine Motteux's English translation of the novel Don Quixote is first published. Motteux publishes it under the name Peter Motteux. While popular among readers, it will eventually come to be known as one of the worst translations of the novel, totally betraying the spirit of Miguel de Cervantes's masterpiece.


1701 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1701

Ab urbe condita 2454
Armenian calendar 1150
Bahá'í calendar -143 – -142
Buddhist calendar 2245
Coptic calendar 1417 – 1418
Ethiopian calendar 1693 – 1694
Hebrew calendar 5461 5462
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1756 – 1757
 - Shaka Samvat 1623 – 1624
 - Kali Yuga 4802 – 4803
Holocene calendar 11701
Iranian calendar 1079 – 1080
Islamic calendar 1112 – 1113
Japanese calendar Genroku 14

(元禄 14年)

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2361
Julian calendar 1746
Korean calendar 4034
Thai solar calendar 2244
See also 1701 births.


People of the year 1701 at Familypedia

106 people were born in 1701

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Abraham Adams (1701-1785)John Adams (1657-1751)Susannah Breck (1667-1744)
Daniel Allen (1701-1747)Samuel Allen (1665-1718)Mercy Wright (1669-1728)
Catherine Annesley (1701-1736)James Annesley, 3rd Earl of Anglesey (c1674-1702)Catherine Darnley (c1681-1743)
Esther Arnold (1701-1758)Elisha Arnold (1661-1710)Susanna Carpenter (1666-1753)
John Arthur (1701-1793)
Joshua Atwood (1701-1799)Stephen Atwood (1678-1740)Martha Pike (1679-1728)
Thomas Axford (1701-1779)
Hannah Baldwin (1701-1777)Jonathan Baldwin (c1667-1726)Susannah Kitchell (c1665-1743)
Thomas Baldwin (1701-1776)Thomas Baldwin (1662-1741)Abigail Lay (1673-1753)
Anne Ball (1701-1765)Elias Ball (1676-1751)Elizabeth Harleston (1672-1720)
Daniel Barnes (1701-1775)John Barnes (1666-1752)Hannah Howe (1677-1742)
Josiah Bartlett (1701-1782)Ichabod Bartlett (1670-1715)Elizabeth Waterman (1679-1708)
Susanna Bemis (1700-1742)Ephraim Bemis (1656-1738)Elizabeth Unknown Bemis (1658-)
Sophia Bentinck (1701-1741)Hans Willem Bentinck, 1st Earl of Portland (1649-1709)Jane Martha Temple (1672-1751)
Gershom Bigelow (1701-1789)Joshua Bigelow (1655-1745)Elizabeth Flagg (1655-1729)
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49 children were born to the 48 women born in 1701

64 people died in 1701

 FatherMotherAge at death
John Alden (1622-1701)John Alden (c1599-1687)Priscilla Mullins (1602-1680)
Nathan Alden (1677-1701)John Alden (1622-1701)Elizabeth Phillips (1622-1695)
Nathaniel Alden (1668-1701)John Alden (1622-1701)Elizabeth Phillips (1622-1695)
Sarah Alden (1681-1701)John Alden (1622-1701)Elizabeth Phillips (1622-1695)
Anne Archer (1638-1701)George Archer (1620-1675)Mary Sarah Elizabeth Wood (1621-1695)
Nathan Bradley (1631-1701)John Bradley (1614-c.1600)Katherine Bexwicke (15741643)
Elizabeth Bullock (1622-1701)
Richard Butler (1615-1701)Thomas Butler, Viscount Thurles (1594-1619)Elizabeth Poyntz (?-?)
David Carpenter (1675-1701)Samuel Carpenter (1644-1682)Sarah Redway (1644-1717)
Sarah Chillingsworth (1642-1725)Thomas Chillingsworth (1612-1652)Joanna Hampton (1616-1684)
Susannah Cogswell (1657-1701)William Cogswell (1619-1700)Susanna Hawkes (1633-1696)
John Doty (c1640-1701)Edward Doty (bef1600-1655)Faith Clarke (c1619-1675)61
John Egerton, 3rd Earl of Bridgewater (1646-1701)John Egerton, 2nd Earl of Bridgewater (1623-1686)Elizabeth Cavendish (c1628-1663)
Berent Gelinck (c1635-1701)Jan Geelijnck (1600-1664)66
Charles Gerard, 3rd Baronet Gerard of Harrow on the Hill (1653-1701)Francis Gerard, 2nd Baronet Gerard of Harrow on the Hill (1617-1680)Isabel Cheek
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6500 people lived in 1701

Anna Hendriks (1663-bef1753)Heinrich Jansz (c1640-)Engel Pieters (c1640-)
Anna Cornelis (c1675-1728)Cornelis Robberts (1645-1708)Perijntien
Cornelis Robberts (1645-1708)Jan Robberts
Anna Pieters (c1690-aft1718)
Anna Jans (1645-1705)
Anna Joannis (c1673-aft1706)
Dieuwertje Ariens (c1680-1720)Arien (bef1680-)
Divera Doedes (1681-aft1723)Donatus Jacobus (1644-aft1700)Grietje Hermans (-c1700)
Dorothea Gerardi (c1670-1721)
Eth Louwes (1657-1727)Louw Dirksz (bef1657-)Aeff Dircs (bef1657-)
Maartje Cornelis (c1680-aft1717)
Marij Pieters (1674-1743)Pieter Jansz (c1645-1700)Geert Jans (c1650-1693)
Maritje Jacobs (1690-1744)
Neeltje Dircks (c1645-1714)Dirck (bef1645-)
Neeltje Claassen (c1780-1743)
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Events of the year 1701 at Familypedia

101 people were married in 1701.

 Joined with
Dieuwertje Ariens (c1680-1720)Jacob Heddes (c1680-1746)
Caleb Abell (1646-1731)Margaret Post (1653-1700) + Mary Miller (1662-1731)
Sarah Alden (1681-1738)Thomas Southworth (1676-1743)
Oliver Appleton (1677-1759)Sarah Perkins (1684-1769)
Sarah Bartlett (1678-1761)Israel Bradford (1678-1760)
Benjamin Bearse (1682-1748)Sarah Cobb (1681-1742) + Anna Nickerson (1682-) + Anna Atwood (1687-1764)
Joshua Bigelow (1677-1728)Hannah Fisk (1680-1733)
Israel Bradford (1678-1760)Sarah Bartlett (1678-1761)
Nathan Bradley (1674-1750)Lydia Harden (1681-1752)+Ruth Hawes (1670-1701)
Susannah Bradley (1669-1715)Thomas Glover (1663-1715)
Gershom Brigham (1680-1749)Mehitable Warren (1684-1749) + Mehitable Spring (1683-1699)
Rebecca Bulkeley (1681-1718)Jonathan Prescott (1677-1729)
John Campbell, 2nd Duke of Argyll (1680-1743)Mary Brown (c1682-1716)+Jane Warburton (c1683-1767)
Margaret Child (1687-1730)Joseph Priest (1678-1756)
Aaron Cleveland (1680-1755)Abigail Waters (1683-1761)
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There were 0 military battles in 1701.

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  1. ^ "Calendar in year 1701 (Russia)" (full Julian calendar), webpage: Julian-1701 (Russia used the Julian calendar until 1919).

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