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18th Century Timeline

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1. Qajar dynasty founded in Iran after replacing the Zand dynasty.






2. Tarabai establishes rival Maratha Empire government in Kolhapur against Chattrapati Shahu






3. The Haitian Revolution






4. Kingdom of Prussia declared under King Frederick I






5. Robert Walpole became the first Prime Minister of Great Britain (de facto)






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7. Battle of Montenotte. Engagement in the War of theFirst Coalition. Napoleon Bonaparte's first victory as an army commander.






8. The Third Carnatic War fought between the British - the French - the Marathas - and Mysore inIndia.






9. Imam Sheikh Mansur - a Chechen warrior and Muslim mystic - led a coalition of Muslim Caucasian tribes from throughout the Caucasus in a holy war against the Russian invaders.






10. Great Britain and Spain dispute the Nootka Sound during the Nootka Crisis.






11. Famine across the Sahel - half the population of Timbuktu died.






12. The Qianlong Emperor of China oversaw a huge expansion in territory.






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14. Frederick the Great comes to power in Prussia






15. The assassination of the 14th Tu'i Kanokupolu - Tuku?aho - plunges Tonga into half a century of civil war.






16. Great Britain and Spain fight the War of Jenkins' Ear in the Caribbean.






17. Outbreak of indigenous rebellion led by T






18. Reformer Johann Friedrich Struensee executed in Denmark.






19. Mahmud I takes over Ottoman Empire after the Patrona Halil revolt - ending the Tulip period.






20. Mungo Park - backed by the African Association - is the first European to set eyes on the Niger River in Africa.






21. James Cook claims the East Coast of Australia (New South Wales) for Great Britain.






22. Illuminati founded by Adam Weishaupt






23. EastIndia Company starts operations in Bengal to smuggle Opium into China.






24. Xhosa Wars between British and Boer settlers and the Xhosas in South African Republic






25. Mount Fuji erupts in Japan.






26. First European settlement established in Australia at Sydney.






27. United States Constitution was written in Philadelphia and submitted to the states for ratification.






28. Pope Clement XII issues the Eminenti Apostolatus Specula prohibiting Catholics from becoming Freemasons.






29. The Great Plague of Marseille






30. American Revolutionary War






31. Napoleon's invasion and partition of the Republic of Venice ended over 1000 years of independence for the Serene Republic.






32. End of Japan's Genroku period.






33. George III became King of Britain.






34. Charles XII of Sweden flees to Ottoman Empire after Peter I of Russia defeats his army at the Battle of Poltava.






35. Treaty of Constantinople is signed - partitioning Persia between the Ottoman Empire and Russia.






36. Establishment of the French-backed Batavian Republic in present-day Netherlands.






37. Kamehameha I of the Island of Hawaii defeats the Oahuans at the Battle of Nu'uanu.






38. British attempt to capture St. Augustine - Florida but lose to the Spanish during the Siege of St. Augustine






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40. Slavery abolished in Russia. Peter the Great converted the household slaves into house serfs






41. George Vancouver explores the world during the Vancouver Expedition.






42. Great Northern War between Tsarist Russia and the Swedish Empire






43. Great Britain and Spain fight the War of Jenkins' Ear in the Caribbean.






44. Act of Union passed merging the Scottish and the English Parliaments - thus establishing the Kingdom of Great Britain.






45. Napoleon staged a coup d'






46. James Cook explores and maps New Zealand and Australia






47. United States Constitution was written in Philadelphia and submitted to the states for ratification.






48. The Haitian Revolution






49. Cotton mills were first opened in England






50. TheFirst Carnatic War fought between the British - the French - the Marathas - and Mysore inIndia