1650s

The 1650s decade ran from January 1, 1650, to December 31, 1659.

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February 2, 1653: New Amsterdam is incorporated.

Events

1650

January–June

July–December

Date unknown

1651

January–June

July–December

Date unknown

1652

January–June

July–December

1653

January–June

July–December

Date unknown

1654

January–June

July–December

1655

January–June

July–December

Date unknown

  • The Bibliotheca Thysiana is erected, the only surviving 17th century example in the Netherlands, of a building designed as a library.

1656

January–June

July–December

Undated

1657

January–June

July–December

Date unknown

1658

January–June

July–December

Date unknown

  • Portuguese traders are expelled from Ceylon by Dutch invaders.
  • The Dutch in the Cape Colony start to import slaves from India and South-East Asia (later from Madagascar).

1659

January–June

July–December

Date unknown

  • Spanish Infanta Maria Theresa brings cocoa to Paris.
  • Diego Velázquez's portrait of Infanta Maria Theresa is first exhibited.
  • Thomas Hobbes publishes De Homine.
  • Parisian police raid a monastery, sending monks to prison for eating meat and drinking wine during Lent.
  • Drought occurs in India.
  • Christiaan Huygens writes Systema Saturnium.
  • First known non-white settler to own land in Massachusetts, and first known African to live in Springfield, Massachusetts arrives by the name of Peter Swink. He held seats in the town meetings.
Other Languages
العربية: عقد 1650
aragonés: Anyos 1650
asturianu: Década del 1650
Bân-lâm-gú: 1650 nî-tāi
беларуская: 1650-я
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: 1650-я
bosanski: 1650-e
Чӑвашла: 1650-мĕш çулсем
Cymraeg: 1650au
dansk: 1650'erne
Deutsch: 1650er
emiliàn e rumagnòl: An 1650
эрзянь: 1650 це иеть
español: Años 1650
Esperanto: 1650-aj jaroj
føroyskt: 1650-árini
français: Années 1650
Gaeilge: 1650í
Gàidhlig: 1650an
贛語: 1650年代
한국어: 1650년대
hrvatski: 1650-ih
Bahasa Indonesia: 1650-an
Ирон: 1650-тæ
íslenska: 1651-1660
italiano: Anni 1650
Basa Jawa: 1650-an
ქართული: 1650-იანები
Kiswahili: Miaka ya 1650
македонски: 1650-ти
Bahasa Melayu: 1650-an
Mìng-dĕ̤ng-ngṳ̄: 1650 nièng-dâi
Nederlands: 1650-1659
日本語: 1650年代
Nouormand: Annaées 1650
олык марий: 1650 ийла
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: 1650-lar
ਪੰਜਾਬੀ: 1650 ਦਾ ਦਹਾਕਾ
português: Década de 1650
română: Anii 1650
Runa Simi: 1650 watakuna
русский: 1650-е годы
саха тыла: 1650-с
Sesotho sa Leboa: 1650s
shqip: Vitet 1650
sicilianu: 1650ini
Simple English: 1650s
slovenščina: 1650.
српски / srpski: 1650-е
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: 1650-e
Basa Sunda: 1650-an
suomi: 1650-luku
svenska: 1650-talet
தமிழ்: 1650கள்
татарча/tatarça: 1650-еллар
Türkçe: 1650'ler
Türkmençe: 1650ýý
українська: 1650-ті
Tiếng Việt: Thập niên 1650
粵語: 1650年代
中文: 1650年代