1725 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1725
Ab urbe condita 2478
Armenian calendar 1174
Assyrian calendar 6475
Balinese saka calendar 1646–1647
Bengali calendar 1132
Berber calendar 2675
British Regnal year 11 Geo. 1 – 12 Geo. 1
Buddhist calendar 2269
Burmese calendar 1087
Byzantine calendar 7233–7234
Chinese calendar 甲辰(Wood Dragon)
4421 or 4361
    — to —
乙巳年 (Wood Snake)
4422 or 4362
Coptic calendar 1441–1442
Discordian calendar 2891
Ethiopian calendar 1717–1718
Hebrew calendar 5485–5486
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1781–1782
 - Shaka Samvat 1646–1647
 - Kali Yuga 4825–4826
Holocene calendar 11725
Igbo calendar 725–726
Iranian calendar 1103–1104
Islamic calendar 1137–1138
Japanese calendar Kyōhō 10
Javanese calendar 1649–1650
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar 4058
Minguo calendar 187 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar 257
Thai solar calendar 2267–2268
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.






Date unknown

  • The Terengganu Sultanate is established at Terengganu Darul Iman (now known as Terengganu Darul Iman, Malaysia).
  • 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.
  • Freemasonry is established in France, as an English import.




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  5. ^ Dublin Weekly Journal 26 June 1725. "History of Freemasonry in Ireland". Freemasonry in North Munster. Provincial Grand Lodge of North Munster. Retrieved August 30, 2012.
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