Time since the publication of Volume 1 of Marx's Das Kapital

Time since the publication of Volume 1 of Marx's Das Kapital (153 y)

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Time since the publication of Volume 1 of Marx's Das Kapital (153 y)

  • is 1/200 of Time since first humans in Europe (30,000 y)...more
  • is 1/200 of Time since extinction of Neanderthals (30,000 y)...more
  • is 1/200 of Age of earliest sewing needle (30,000 y)...more
  • is 1/200 of Time since the earliest bread baking (30,000 y)...more
  • is 1/100 of Time since first humans in Americas (15,000 y)...more
  • is 1/5 of Time since the birth of Marco Polo (766 y)...more
  • is 1/5 of Time since the birth of Dante Alighieri (755 y)...more
  • is 1/4 of Time since the birth of Toscanelli (623 y)...more
  • is 2/5 of Time since the birth of Newton (377 y)...more
  • is about as big as Time since the birth of physicist Marie Curie (153 y)...more
  • is 2 x Time since introduction of the first mass-produced helicopter (Sikorsky R-4) (76 y)...more
  • is 2 x Period of Halley's Comet's orbit (75.3 y)...more
  • is 4 x Time since first IBM Personal Computer launched (39 y)...more
  • is 5 x Lifespan of horse (30 y)...more
  • is 10 x Lifespan of a cat (15 y)...more

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