|Centuries:||15th century – 16th century – 17th century|
|Decades:||1570s 1580s 1590s – 1600s – 1610s 1620s 1630s|
|Years:||1597 1598 1599 – 1600 – 1601 1602 1603|
1600 (MDC) was a leap year starting on Saturday in accordance the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Tuesday in the Julian calendar. The year 1600 was also a century leap year; the next one occurred in 2000. It was the last year of the 16th century as well. There is an article about it on English WIkipedia.
Events[change | change source]
- Scotland adopts the Gregorian Calendar
- The Polish-Swedish War begins
- October 8 – San Marino adopts its constitution
- October 30- Sekigahara- Ieyasu unifies Japan after warring sates period by defeating the western army, lead by Mitsunari Ishida.
Deaths[change | change source]
- September 16 – Gracia Hosokawa
- December 13 – Mitsunari Ishida