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Didier Robert de Vaugondy: Map of South America 1750
In the Treaty of Madrid , Spain and Portugal redistribute
their possessions in South America .
King Joseph I of Portugal
Joseph I becomes
King of Portugal .
Josef Friedrich Wilhelm of Hohenzollern-Hechingen
Josef Friedrich Wilhelm becomes
Prince of Hohenzollern-Hechingen .
1750 in other calendars
Armenian calendar 1198/99 (turn of the year July)
Ethiopian calendar 1742/43 (September 10-11)
Bengali solar calendar 1155/56 (beginning of April 14th or 15th)
Buddhist calendar 2293/94 (southern Buddhism); 2292/93 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )
Chinese calendar 74th (75th) cycle

Year of the Metal Horse庚午 ( at the beginning of the year Earth-Snake 己巳)

Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam) 1112/13 (turn of the year April)
Dangun era (Korea) 4083/84 (October 2/3)
Iranian calendar 1128/29 (around March 21)
Islamic calendar 1163/1164 (turn of the year 29/30 November)
Jewish calendar 5510/11 (September 30th / October 1st)
Coptic calendar 1466/67 (September 10-11)
Malayalam calendar 925/926
Seleucid era Babylon: 2060/61 (turn of the year April)

Syria: 2061/62 (turn of the year October)

Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar) 1806/07 (turn of the year April)


Politics and world events






Money economy

Business start-ups

Title page of the announcement text

science and technology

Plan of the Villa dei Papiri
Cover of Rousseau's Discours sur les Sciences et les Arts
  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau writes and publishes the Discours sur les sciences et les arts ( treatise on the sciences and the arts ).


Carlo Goldoni (portrait of Alessandro Longhi )


  • around 1750: The first pub garden goes into operation in Vienna .


Lightning strike in Michaeliskirche 1750, copper engraving by Franz Nikolaus Rolffsen

Historical maps and views

City map of Dresden by Matthäus Seutter , colored copper engraving 1750


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Second quarter

Karl August von Hardenberg

Third quarter

Fourth Quarter

Exact date of birth unknown

Born around 1750


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Second quarter

Third quarter

JS Bach's death report from July 31st
Tomb of Johann V.

Fourth Quarter

Tomb of Moritz of Saxony

Exact date of death unknown

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