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c. 50 million years ago

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c. 60,000 years ago

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1642

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1770

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1779
1787
1788

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1790
1798

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1804
1829

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1831
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1836
1851

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1854

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1861

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1862

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1870
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1887

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c. 1892

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1895

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1900

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1901

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1904

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1906

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1907

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1908

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1913

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1915

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1917

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1922

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1923

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1927

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1928

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1930

1932

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1934

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1938

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1939

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1941

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1942

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1945
1946

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1948

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1949

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1955

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1956

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1957

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1959

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1960

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1962

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1963

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1965

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1966

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1967

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1969

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1970

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1971

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1972

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1973

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1974

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1975

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Go to Fraser, Malcolm (1930– ) in A Dictionary of World History (2 ed.)

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Go to Fraser, Malcolm (1930– ) in A Dictionary of World History (2 ed.)

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1981

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1982

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1983

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1984

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1985

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1986

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1987

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1988

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1991

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1992

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1996

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1997

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2000

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2007

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