1848

Rulers:

• James Knox Polk, 11th President of the United States (1845-1849)

• Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1837-1901)

Births:

• Caillebotte, Gustave (1848-1894)

Gauguin, Paul (1848-1903)

• Lemonnier, Marguerite-Louise (1848-1904)

• Tréhot, Lise (1848-1922)

Deaths:

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)

Literature:

• Dickens, Charles (1812-1870): Dombey and Son (1848)

• Dickens, Charles (1812-1870): The Haunted Man and the Ghost’s Bargain (1848)

• Dostoyevsky, Fyodor (1821-1881): White Nights (1848)

• Flaubert, Gustave (1821-1880): La tentation de Saint Antoine (1848)

Art:

• Corot, Camille (1796-1875): Monte Pincio, Rome (1840-1850)

Madrazo y Kuntz, Luis de (1825-1897): Isabel la Católica (c.1848)

Montañés y Pérez, Bernardino (1825-1893): Fernando el Católico (c.1848)

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