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How long is 217 molads?

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It's about three times as long as World War II
In other words, 217 molads is 2.9220 times the length of World War II, and the length of World War II is 0.34220 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Second World War, a.k.a. WWII, a.k.a. WW2) (1939 - 1945)
The most widespread war in history, the Second World War is generally considered to have started with the German invasion of Poland on September 1st, 1939 and to have until the surrender of Japan on September 2nd, 1945, a total of 74.260 molads. Also the deadliest conflict in history, the war had an estimated 60 million casualties globally.
It's about four times as long as World War I
In other words, 217 molads is 4.01 times the length of World War I, and the length of World War I is 0.2490 times that amount.
(a.k.a. First World War, a.k.a. Great War, a.k.a. World War, a.k.a. War to End All Wars, a.k.a. WWI, a.k.a. WW1) (1914 - 1918)
World War I is considered to have begun with the assassination of Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand on June 28th, 1914 and to have lasted until the signing of the armistice with Germany on November 11th, 1918, for a total of 54.10 molads. However, the Treaty of Versailles which ended conflicts between the major powers was not signed until June 28th, 1919 and the last formal peace treaties were not signed until August 23rd, 1923 — 59.10 molads after the armistice was signed.
It's about four times as long as The First walk around the world
In other words, 217 molads is 4.086 times the length of The First walk around the world, and the length of The First walk around the world is 0.24470 times that amount.
(1970 - 1974) (Dave, John, and Peter Kunst) (including time in recovery)
On June 20th, 1970, Dave Kunst set out from Waseca, Minnesota with $1,000 and a mule. Kunst completed his walk around the world (with a 4.120 molads pause following an assault he suffered during the journey) on October 5th, 1974 — 53.10 molads.
It's about four-and-a-half times as long as The Civil War (American)
In other words, 217 molads is 4.390 times the length of The Civil War (American), and the length of The Civil War (American) is 0.2280 times that amount.
(a.k.a. War Between the States, a.k.a. the Great Rebellion, a.k.a. the War of the Rebellion) (1861-65) (United States)
The deadliest war in American history, the American Civil War is generally considered to have begun on with the attack on Fort Sumter on April 12th, 1861 and to have lasted until the surrender of Robert E. Lee's army on April 9th, 1865 — 49.40 molads. A total of 620,000 American (including Confederate) soldiers are estimated to have lost their lives due to the war.
It's about five-and-a-half times as long as The Korean War
In other words, 217 molads is 5.6810 times the length of The Korean War, and the length of The Korean War is 0.1760 times that amount.
(1951-53) (to armistice signing)
The Korean War between North Korea (a.k.a. Democratic People's Republic of Korea, a.k.a. DPRK) and South Korea (a.k.a. Republic of Korea, a.k.a. ROK) began on June 25th, 1950 during the Cold War. The war paused with the signing of an armistice on July 27th, 1953 — 38.20 molads — although the war is officially ongoing and marked by occasional border conflicts.
It's about 55 times as long as The First artificial heart patient's survival
In other words, 217 molads is 57.20 times the length of The First artificial heart patient's survival, and the length of The First artificial heart patient's survival is 0.0175 times that amount.
(1982) (Dr. Barney Bailey Clark; first permanent, pneumatic device)
On December 2nd, 1982 Dr. William DeVries implanted the first artificial heart into Dr. Barney Bailey Clark, who went on to live for 3.790 molads. This early model of the artificial heart was controlled and powered by an external, 146.51 kg (323 lb) machine that Dr. Clark had to cart with him as he moved throughout the hospital.
It's about 60 times as long as The Spanish-American War
In other words, 217 molads is 58.80 times the length of The Spanish-American War, and the length of The Spanish-American War is 0.017 times that amount.
(1898)
The War between Spain and the United States over the liberation of Cuba began on April 25th, 1898 and lasted until the signing of the Treaty of Paris on August 12th, 1898, 3.660 molads. The Treaty gave the United States control of Cuba, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, and Guam.