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  1. Timeline of the 18th century - Wikipedia Timeline of the 18th century This is a timeline of the 18th century . 1700s [ edit] John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough. The Battle of Poltava in 1709 turned the Russian Empire into a European power. 1700 – 1721: Great Northern War between the Russian and Swedish Empires.

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    The 18th century lasted from January 1, 1701 to December 31, 1800 . During the 18th century, elements of Enlightenment thinking culminated in the American, French, and Haitian revolutions. During the century, slave trading and human trafficking expanded across the shores of the Atlantic, while declining in Russia, China, and Korea. Revolutions began to challenge the legitimacy of monarchical and aristocratic power structures, including the structures and beliefs that supported the slave trade.

  3. 1782. December 14, The Montgolfier brothers first test fly an unmanned hot air balloon in France; it floats nearly 2 km (1.2 mi). [2] 1783. June 4, Unmanned flight of the Montgolfier brothers 900 m linen Montgolfière hot air balloon at Annonay near Lyon in the Vivarais region of France as a public demonstration.

  4. 18th century (1701–1800) (1112 AH – 1215 AH) [ edit] 1703: In Ottoman Empire Ahmed III becomes the Sultan. Birth of Shah Wali Ullah. Birth of the religious reformer Muhammad... 1707: Death of the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb, accession of his son Bahadur Shah. 1711: War between Ottoman Empire and Russia ...

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    c. 1485 – c. 1513
    c. 1500
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  5. 18th century 1700s. c. 1709: Bartolomeo Cristofori crafts the first piano. 1709: Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit invents the alcohol thermometer. 1710s. 1712: Thomas Newcomen builds the first commercial steam engine to pump water out of mines. Newcomen's engine, unlike Thomas Savery's, uses a piston. 1730s

  6. This is a list of aviation-related events during the 18th century (January 1, 1701 – December 31, 1800):

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