1740s

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1740

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January–June

Frederick II comes to power in Prussia.

July–December

Oath of Fealty to Maria Theresa

Date unknown

1741

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January–June

July–December

Date unknown

1742

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January–June

July–December

Date unknown


1743

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January–June

July–December

Date unknown

1744

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January–June

July–December

Date unknown


1745

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January–June

July–December


1746

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January–June

July–December

Date unknown


1747

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January–June

July–December

Kandahar: Ahmad Shah Durrani crowned as king of Afghanistan in October.
Battle of Lauffeldt

Date unknown


1748

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January–June

July–December

Date unknown


1749

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January–June

Music for the Royal Fireworks by George Frideric Handel.

July–December

July 10: Halifax, Nova Scotia

Date unknown

Portrait of Clara in Paris in 1749, by Jean-Baptiste Oudry