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1797 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1797
French Republican calendar5–6
Ab urbe condita2550
Armenian calendar1246
Assyrian calendar6547
Bengali calendar1204
Berber calendar2747
British Regnal year37 Geo. 3  38 Geo. 3
Buddhist calendar2341
Burmese calendar1159
Byzantine calendar7305–7306
Chinese calendar丙辰(Fire Dragon)
4493 or 4433
丁巳年 (Fire Snake)
4494 or 4434
Coptic calendar1513–1514
Discordian calendar2963
Ethiopian calendar1789–1790
Hebrew calendar5557–5558
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1853–1854
 - Shaka Samvat1718–1719
 - Kali Yuga4897–4898
Holocene calendar11797
Igbo calendar797–798
Iranian calendar1175–1176
Islamic calendar1211–1212
Japanese calendarKansei 9
Javanese calendar1723–1724
Julian calendarGregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar4130
Minguo calendar115 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar329
Thai solar calendar2339–2340
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1797 (MDCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (dominical letter A) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Thursday (dominical letter D) of the Julian calendar, the 1797th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 797th year of the 2nd millennium, the 97th year of the 18th century, and the 8th year of the 1790s decade. As of the start of 1797, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1918.







Painting of the real-life Münchhausen
Karl Friedrich Hieronymus Freiherr von Münchhausen


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