1740s

The 1740s decade ran from January 1, 1740, to December 31, 1749.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
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Events

1740

January–June

Frederick II comes to power in Prussia.

July–December

Oath of Fealty to Maria Theresa

Date unknown

1741

January–June

July–December

Date unknown

1742

January–June


July–December

Date unknown


1743

By place

Asia
  • The Selangor Sultanate is established at Selangor Darul Ehsan (now known as Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia).

January–June

July–December

Date unknown


1744

January–June

July–December

Date unknown


1745

January–June

July–December


1746

January–June

July–December

Date unknown


1747

January–June

July–December

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

Date unknown

1748

January–June

July–December

Date unknown


1749

January–June

Music for the Royal Fireworks by George Frideric Handel.

July–December

Date unknown

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


Other Languages
العربية: عقد 1740
aragonés: Anyos 1740
asturianu: Década del 1740
Bân-lâm-gú: 1740 nî-tāi
беларуская: 1740-я
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: 1740-я
bosanski: 1740-e
Чӑвашла: 1740-мĕш çулсем
Cymraeg: 1740au
dansk: 1740'erne
Deutsch: 1740er
emiliàn e rumagnòl: An 1740
эрзянь: 1740 це иеть
español: Años 1740
Esperanto: 1740-aj jaroj
føroyskt: 1740-árini
français: Années 1740
Gaeilge: 1740í
Gaelg: 1740yn
Gàidhlig: 1740an
贛語: 1740年代
한국어: 1740년대
hrvatski: 1740-ih
Bahasa Indonesia: 1740-an
Ирон: 1740-тæ
íslenska: 1741-1750
italiano: Anni 1740
Basa Jawa: 1740-an
ქართული: 1740-იანები
Kiswahili: Miaka ya 1740
македонски: 1740-ти
Bahasa Melayu: 1740-an
Mìng-dĕ̤ng-ngṳ̄: 1740 nièng-dâi
Nederlands: 1740-1749
日本語: 1740年代
Nouormand: Annaées 1740
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: 1740-lar
ਪੰਜਾਬੀ: 1740 ਦਾ ਦਹਾਕਾ
português: Década de 1740
română: Anii 1740
Runa Simi: 1740 watakuna
русский: 1740-е годы
саха тыла: 1740-с
Sesotho sa Leboa: 1740s
shqip: Vitet 1740
sicilianu: 1740ini
Simple English: 1740s
slovenščina: 1740.
српски / srpski: 1740-е
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: 1740-e
Basa Sunda: 1740-an
suomi: 1740-luku
svenska: 1740-talet
தமிழ்: 1740கள்
татарча/tatarça: 1740-еллар
Türkmençe: 1740ýý
українська: 1740-ві
Tiếng Việt: Thập niên 1740
粵語: 1740年代
中文: 1740年代