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17th century

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  1. As a means of recording the passage of time, the 17th Century was that century which lasted from 1601-1700 in the Gregorian calendar

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  2. falls into the Early Modern period of Europe and was characterized by the Baroque cultural movement, the French Grand Si├Ęcle dominated by Louis XIV, and the beginning of modern science and philosophy, including the contributions of Galileo Galilei,

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  3. Europe was torn by warfare throughout the century, by the Thirty Years' War, the Great Turkish War, the end of the Dutch Revolt and the English Civil War among others, while European colonization of the Americas began in earnest

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  4. Crimean Tatar soldier fighting with the soldier of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth
    Crimean Tatar soldier fighting with the soldier of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth

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  5. Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz, c.1700

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