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DateTime.MinValue Field

Represents the smallest possible value of DateTime. This field is read-only.

[Visual Basic]
Public Shared ReadOnly MinValue As DateTime
public static readonly DateTime MinValue;
public: static DateTime MinValue;
public static var MinValue : DateTime;


The value of this constant is equivalent to 00:00:00.0000000, January 1, 0001.


Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family, .NET Compact Framework, Common Language Infrastructure (CLI) Standard

See Also

DateTime Structure | DateTime Members | System Namespace