The 18th century lasted from January 1, 1701 ( MDCCI) to December 31, 1800 ( MDCCC ). During the 18th century, elements of Enlightenment thinking culminated in the American, French, and Haitian Revolutions. During the century, slave trading and human trafficking expanded across the shores of the Atlantic, while declining in Russia ...
XVIII secolo. Da Wikipedia, l'enciclopedia libera. Disambiguazione – "Settecento" rimanda qui. Se stai cercando altri significati, vedi Settecento (disambigua). Il XVIII secolo è il secolo che inizia nell'anno 1701 e termina nell'anno 1800 incluso.
1796: Edward Jenner administers the first smallpox vaccination; smallpox killed an estimated 400,000 Europeans each year during the 18th century, including five reigning monarchs. 1796: War of the First Coalition: The Battle of Montenotte marks Napoleon Bonaparte's first victory as an army commander. 1796: The British eject the Dutch ...
Politics portal. v. t. e. The Age of Enlightenment or the Enlightenment, [note 2] also known as the Age of Reason, was an intellectual and philosophical movement that occurred in Europe in the 17th and 18th centuries, with global influences and effects.
The 18th century in Europe was the Age of Enlightenment, and literature explored themes of social upheaval, reversals of personal status, political satire, geographical exploration and the comparison between the supposed natural state of man and the supposed civilized state of man.
The 18th century was the century from 1701 to 1800. Decades and years. Note: years before or after the 18th century are in italics.
Paris in the 18th century was the second-largest city in Europe, after London, with a population of about 600,000 people. The century saw the construction of Place Vendôme, the Place de la Concorde, the Champs-Élysées, the church of Les Invalides, and the Panthéon, and the founding of the Louvre Museum.