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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 17th century18th century19th century
Decades: 1730s 1740s 1750s1760s1770s 1780s 1790s
Years: 1760 1761 1762 1763 1764 1765 1766 1767 1768 1769
Categories: BirthsDeathsArchitecture
EstablishmentsDisestablishments

The 1760s decade ran from January 1, 1760, to December 31, 1769.

Events and trends

World leaders

  1. Shahjahan III 1759–1761
  2. Shah Alam II
  1. Balaji Baji Rao 1749–1761
  2. Madhav Rao I

Genealogy

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Millennia: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 17th century - 18th century - 19th century
Decades: 1730s 1740s 1750s - 1760s - 1770s 1780s 1790s
Years: 1760 1761 1762 1763 1764
1765 1766 1767 1768 1769
Categories: Births - Deaths - Architecture
Establishments - Disestablishments

Events and Trends

World Leaders

  1. Shahjahan III 1759-1761
  2. Shah Alam II
  1. Balaji Baji Rao 1749-1761
  2. Madhav Rao I
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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 17th century18th century19th century
Decades: 1730s 1740s 1750s1760s1770s 1780s 1790s
Years: 1760 1761 1762 1763 1764 1765 1766 1767 1768 1769
Categories: BirthsDeathsArchitecture
EstablishmentsDisestablishments

Contents

Events and Trends

Events

  • King George III takes the British throne in 1760. The Seven Years' War (1756 - 1763) comes to an end. France gives Canada to Britain, but criticism of the government still grows, led by the controversial figure of John Wilkes. Meanwhile, there is increasing unrest in Britain's American colonies. King George III later died in 1820.
  • Science and Technology - development of the steam engine continues at pace.

World Leaders

Births

  • Josephine de Beauharnais, Empress of France

Deaths

  • Pierre de Marivaux, French writer

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