Time since the publication of Dickens's Tale of Two Cities

Time since the publication of Dickens's Tale of Two Cities (160 y)

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Time since the publication of Dickens's Tale of Two Cities (160 y)

  • is 1/40 of Age of the earliest city (6,500 y)...more
  • is 1/25 of Time since earliest wheeled vehicles (4,000 y)...more
  • is 1/20 of Time since the start of the Iron Age (3,200 y)...more
  • is 2/5 of Time since the death of Shakespeare (403 y)...more
  • is about as big as Time since the publication of Darwin's On the Origin of Species (160 y)...more
  • is 2 x Time since the first Volkswagen Beetle produced (81 y)...more
  • is 2 x Lifespan of human being (80 y)...more

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