What year did AD start?

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What year did AD start?

CE and BCE:

In recent years, there has been a transition from using BC and AD to indicate the date historically. The Common Era (CE) has been slowly replacing AD, while Before the Common Era (BCE) is taking the place of BC.

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Anno Domini (AD), began in the first year that is believed to be after the birth of Jesus of Nazareth, which is 1 AD. Anno Domini is Latin for ''In...

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