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A Research Guide to Middle Eastern Studies: Date Conversion Tools

An introduction to resources both at Penn Libraries and freely available elsewhere online.


A short list of date convertors that can take you from Hijri, Jalali, etc, into Gregorian.

Online Converters

Hijri, Gregorian
Iranian Calendar Converter (Iranian Chamber Society)
Jalali / Jalaali / solar Hijri, Gregorian, Hijri
Kalenderrechner 2 Vergleich (Nikolaus A. Bär)
Julian, Gregorian, Islamic, Hebrew, Coptic, Jalaali, etc.
Tarih Çevirme Kılavuzu
Gregorian, Hijri, Rumi


An Imperial Ottoman Calendar made for Sultan Abdulmecid I, drafted by Mehmet Sadullah, Turkey, dated 1260 AH/1844 AD, AN EYE FOR OPULENCE- ART OF THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE, 24 April 2012, Lot 266.