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Millennium: 2nd millennium
1725 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1725
Ab urbe condita2478
Armenian calendar1174
Assyrian calendar6475
Balinese saka calendar1646–1647
Bengali calendar1132
Berber calendar2675
British Regnal year11 Geo. 1 – 12 Geo. 1
Buddhist calendar2269
Burmese calendar1087
Byzantine calendar7233–7234
Chinese calendar甲辰(Wood Dragon)
4421 or 4361
    — to —
乙巳年 (Wood Snake)
4422 or 4362
Coptic calendar1441–1442
Discordian calendar2891
Ethiopian calendar1717–1718
Hebrew calendar5485–5486
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1781–1782
 - Shaka Samvat1646–1647
 - Kali Yuga4825–4826
Holocene calendar11725
Igbo calendar725–726
Iranian calendar1103–1104
Islamic calendar1137–1138
Japanese calendarKyōhō 10
Javanese calendar1649–1650
Julian calendarGregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar4058
Minguo calendar187 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar257
Thai solar calendar2267–2268
Tibetan calendar阳木龙年
(male Wood-Dragon)
1851 or 1470 or 698
    — to —
(female Wood-Snake)
1852 or 1471 or 699

1725 (MDCCXXV) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar, the 1725th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 725th year of the 2nd millennium, the 25th year of the 18th century, and the 6th year of the 1720s decade. As of the start of 1725, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.


By place


  • The Terengganu Sultanate is established at Terengganu Darul Iman (now known as Terengganu Darul Iman, Malaysia).



Date unknown

  • A fire in Wapping, London, destroys 70 houses.
  • In Qing dynasty China, 66 copies of a 5,020 volume-long encyclopedia, the Gujin Tushu Jicheng (Complete Collection of Illustrations and Writings from the Earliest to Current Times) are printed, necessitating the crafting of 250,000 movable type characters cast in bronze.
  • 1725–1730Freemasonry is established in France, as an English import.




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