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Alexander von Kotzebue: Assault by the Carolinians under Charles XII.  on the Russians
Charles XII. of Sweden defeats the Russian army of Peter I in the Battle of Narva
Ratification of the contract by Friedrich I.
On the basis of the contract
, Elector Friedrich III.
of Brandenburg to designate as
King in Prussia .
Louis XIV declares his grandson Philippe d'Anjou as the new King of Spain at Versailles
Louis XIV proclaims
his grandson Philippe of Anjou
as King of Spain .
1700 in other calendars
Armenian calendar 1148/49 (turn of the year July)
Ethiopian calendar 1692/93 (turn of the year 10/11 September)
Bengali solar calendar 1105/06 (beginning of April 14th or 15th)
Buddhist calendar 2243/44 (southern Buddhism); 2242/43 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )
Chinese calendar 73rd (74th) cycle

Year of the Metal Dragon庚辰 ( at the beginning of the year Earth-Rabbit 己卯)

Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam) 1062/63 (turn of the year April)
Dangun era (Korea) 4033/34 (October 2/3)
Iranian calendar 1078/79
Islamic calendar 1111/12 (turn of the year June 17th / 18th)
Jewish calendar 5460/61 (September 13-14)
Coptic calendar 1416/17 (September 10-11)
Malayalam calendar 875/876
Seleucid era Babylon: 2010/11 (turn of the year April)

Syria: 2011/12 (New Year October)

Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar) 1756/57 (turn of the year April)


Politics and world events

Great Northern War

Alliances (above) and campaigns in the first phase of the Northern War
The landing at Humlebæk in a contemporary representation
Relief of the city of NARVA and the Moscowites great defeat on 20.21. the month of November, 1700 (dated according to the Swedish calendar );
drawn by Zacharias Wolf

War of the Spanish Succession

The dynastic claims to the Spanish throne

Holy Roman Empire

Republic of Venice

Alvise Mocenigo II.


science and technology

Dampier's journey 1699–1700




Pope Clement XI.


Historical maps and views

World map 1700
Global territorial situation in 1700


First half of the year

Daniel Bernoulli

Second half of the year

Lambert-Sigisbert Adam

Exact date of birth unknown

Born around 1700


January to April

Copy of Haitzmann's alleged devil pact

May to August

Statue of Doge Silvestro Valier on the family tomb

September to December

The tomb of Innocent XII.
Charles II of Spain

Exact date of death unknown

Died around 1700

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