Born in 1801:
Died in 1801:
Events of 1801:
There are all sorts of partisan political shenanigans surrounding the fiasco
surrounding the Presidential election of 1800:
Europe calms down for a while:
(January 1) The Act of Union forcing Ireland to be part of the
United Kingdom takes effect.
(February 9) In the wake of the Battle of Marengo, the French army under Napoleon Bonaparte is
poised to enter Austria. Austria cedes all of its territory in Northern
Italy to France with the Treaty of Luneville.
(March 17) George III refuses to allow the social and economic reforms
in Ireland suggested by Prime Minister William Pitt in the wake of the
Act of Union. George so dislikes the idea of Catholic emancipation so much that he and Henry Addington
force Pitt to resign. Addington becomes Prime Minister.
(April 2) Horatio Nelson disobeys his orders and destroys the
Danish fleet at Copenhagen.
- (June 18) The French army in Egypt surrenders to British and Ottoman forces. The Rosetta Stone goes to the British Museum.
(July 15) Napoleon and the Catholic Church reconcile with a Concordat
re-establishing the Church in France, under control of the French government.
(October 1) Preliminaries to a peace treaty between
France and Great Britain are signed in London.
(January 26) Toussaint L'Ouverture invades and conquers the Spanish-controlled
eastern half of Hispaniola,
(March) Napoleon appoints Toussaint captain-general of Hispaniola.
1800 - 1801 - 1802
How they Were Made - 19th Century