Time since Concorde Supersonic Airliner entered service

Time since Concorde Supersonic Airliner entered service (45 y)

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Time since Concorde Supersonic Airliner entered service (45 y)

  • is 1/100 of Time since building of the Great Pyramid of Giza / Cheops / Khufu (4,580 y)...more
  • is 1/50 of Time since start of building of the Great Pyramid of Cholula (2,250 y)...more
  • is 1/40 of Time since the birth of Diophantus (1,811 y)...more
  • is 1/40 of Time since the building of Great Wall of China (1,800 y)...more
  • is 1/20 of Time since building of Angkor Wat (902 y)...more
  • is 1/20 of Time since the birth of Ibn Rushd (Averroes) (895 y)...more
  • is 1/10 of Time since the birth of Shakespeare (457 y)...more
  • is 1/10 of Time since the birth of Galileo (457 y)...more
  • is 2/5 of Time since first Model T Ford launched (113 y)...more
  • is 2/5 of Time since the birth of chemist Dorothy Hodgkin (111 y)...more
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