Time periods in tens, hundreds, and thousands of years
The list below includes links to articles with further details for each decade, century, and millennium from 12,000BC to AD12,000.
Century

Decades

12th millennium BC · 12,000–11,001 BC

11th millennium BC · 11,000–10,001 BC

10th millennium BC · 10,000–9001 BC

9th millennium BC · 9000–8001 BC

8th millennium BC · 8000–7001 BC

7th millennium BC · 7000–6001 BC

6th millennium BC · 6000–5001 BC

5th millennium BC · 5000–4001 BC

4th millennium BC · 4000–3001 BC

40th century BC

39th century BC

38th century BC

37th century BC

36th century BC

35th century BC

34th century BC

33rd century BC

32nd century BC

31st century BC

3rd millennium BC · 3000–2001 BC

30th century BC

29th century BC

28th century BC

27th century BC

26th century BC

25th century BC

24th century BC

23rd century BC

22nd century BC

21st century BC

2nd millennium BC · 2000–1001 BC

20th century BC

19th century BC

18th century BC

1790s BC 
1780s BC 
1770s BC 
1760s BC 
1750s BC 
1740s BC 
1730s BC 
1720s BC 
1710s BC 
1700s BC

17th century BC

1690s BC 
1680s BC 
1670s BC 
1660s BC 
1650s BC 
1640s BC 
1630s BC 
1620s BC 
1610s BC 
1600s BC

16th century BC

1590s BC 
1580s BC 
1570s BC 
1560s BC 
1550s BC 
1540s BC 
1530s BC 
1520s BC 
1510s BC 
1500s BC

15th century BC

1490s BC 
1480s BC 
1470s BC 
1460s BC 
1450s BC 
1440s BC 
1430s BC 
1420s BC 
1410s BC 
1400s BC

14th century BC

1390s BC 
1380s BC 
1370s BC 
1360s BC 
1350s BC 
1340s BC 
1330s BC 
1320s BC 
1310s BC 
1300s BC

13th century BC

1290s BC 
1280s BC 
1270s BC 
1260s BC 
1250s BC 
1240s BC 
1230s BC 
1220s BC 
1210s BC 
1200s BC

12th century BC

1190s BC 
1180s BC 
1170s BC 
1160s BC 
1150s BC 
1140s BC 
1130s BC 
1120s BC 
1110s BC 
1100s BC

11th century BC

1090s BC 
1080s BC 
1070s BC 
1060s BC 
1050s BC 
1040s BC 
1030s BC 
1020s BC 
1010s BC 
1000s BC

1st millennium BC · 1000–1 BC

10th century BC

990s BC 
980s BC 
970s BC 
960s BC 
950s BC 
940s BC 
930s BC 
920s BC 
910s BC 
900s BC

9th century BC

890s BC 
880s BC 
870s BC 
860s BC 
850s BC 
840s BC 
830s BC 
820s BC 
810s BC 
800s BC

8th century BC

790s BC 
780s BC 
770s BC 
760s BC 
750s BC 
740s BC 
730s BC 
720s BC 
710s BC 
700s BC

7th century BC

690s BC 
680s BC 
670s BC 
660s BC 
650s BC 
640s BC 
630s BC 
620s BC 
610s BC 
600s BC

6th century BC

590s BC 
580s BC 
570s BC 
560s BC 
550s BC 
540s BC 
530s BC 
520s BC 
510s BC 
500s BC

5th century BC

490s BC 
480s BC 
470s BC 
460s BC 
450s BC 
440s BC 
430s BC 
420s BC 
410s BC 
400s BC

4th century BC

390s BC 
380s BC 
370s BC 
360s BC 
350s BC 
340s BC 
330s BC 
320s BC 
310s BC 
300s BC

3rd century BC

290s BC 
280s BC 
270s BC 
260s BC 
250s BC 
240s BC 
230s BC 
220s BC 
210s BC 
200s BC

2nd century BC

190s BC 
180s BC 
170s BC 
160s BC 
150s BC 
140s BC 
130s BC 
120s BC 
110s BC 
100s BC

1st century BC

90s BC 
80s BC 
70s BC 
60s BC 
50s BC 
40s BC 
30s BC 
20s BC 
10s BC 
0s BC

1st millennium · AD 1–1000

1st century

0s 
10s 
20s 
30s 
40s 
50s 
60s 
70s 
80s 
90s

2nd century

100s 
110s 
120s 
130s 
140s 
150s 
160s 
170s 
180s 
190s

3rd century

200s 
210s 
220s 
230s 
240s 
250s 
260s 
270s 
280s 
290s

4th century

300s 
310s 
320s 
330s 
340s 
350s 
360s 
370s 
380s 
390s

5th century

400s 
410s 
420s 
430s 
440s 
450s 
460s 
470s 
480s 
490s

6th century

500s 
510s 
520s 
530s 
540s 
550s 
560s 
570s 
580s 
590s

7th century

600s 
610s 
620s 
630s 
640s 
650s 
660s 
670s 
680s 
690s

8th century

700s 
710s 
720s 
730s 
740s 
750s 
760s 
770s 
780s 
790s

9th century

800s 
810s 
820s 
830s 
840s 
850s 
860s 
870s 
880s 
890s

10th century

900s 
910s 
920s 
930s 
940s 
950s 
960s 
970s 
980s 
990s

2nd millennium · AD 1001–2000

11th century

1000s 
1010s 
1020s 
1030s 
1040s 
1050s 
1060s 
1070s 
1080s 
1090s

12th century

1100s 
1110s 
1120s 
1130s 
1140s 
1150s 
1160s 
1170s 
1180s 
1190s

13th century

1200s 
1210s 
1220s 
1230s 
1240s 
1250s 
1260s 
1270s 
1280s 
1290s

14th century

1300s 
1310s 
1320s 
1330s 
1340s 
1350s 
1360s 
1370s 
1380s 
1390s

15th century

1400s 
1410s 
1420s 
1430s 
1440s 
1450s 
1460s 
1470s 
1480s 
1490s

16th century

1500s 
1510s 
1520s 
1530s 
1540s 
1550s 
1560s 
1570s 
1580s 
1590s

17th century

1600s 
1610s 
1620s 
1630s 
1640s 
1650s 
1660s 
1670s 
1680s 
1690s

18th century

1700s 
1710s 
1720s 
1730s 
1740s 
1750s 
1760s 
1770s 
1780s 
1790s

19th century

1800s 
1810s 
1820s 
1830s 
1840s 
1850s 
1860s 
1870s 
1880s 
1890s

20th century

1900s 
1910s 
1920s 
1930s 
1940s 
1950s 
1960s 
1970s 
1980s 
1990s

3rd millennium · AD 2001–3000

21st century

2000s 
2010s 
2020s 
2030s 
2040s 
2050s 
2060s 
2070s 
2080s 
2090s

22nd century

23rd century

24th century

25th century

26th century

27th century

28th century

29th century

30th century

4th millennium · AD 3001–4000

31st century

32nd century

33rd century

34th century

35th century

36th century

37th century

38th century

39th century

40th century

5th millennium · AD 4001–5000

6th millennium · AD 5001–6000

7th millennium · AD 6001–7000

8th millennium · AD 7001–8000

9th millennium · AD 8001–9000

10th millennium · AD 9001–10,000

11th millennium · AD 10,001–11,000

12th millennium · AD 11,001–12,000
