1853

Rulers:

• Millard Fillmore, 13th President of the United States (1850-1853)

Franklin Pierce, 14th President of the United States (1853-1857)

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

Events:

• Neue Pinakothek founded in Munich.

Births:

• Abbéma, Louise (1853-1927)

• Courtois, Gustave (1853-1923)

Van Gogh, Vincent (1853-1890)

Literature:

• Dickens, Charles (1812-1870): A Child’s History of England (1853)

• Dickens, Charles (1812-1870): Bleak House (1852-1853)

• Dickens, Charles (1812-1870): Some Christmas Stories (1850-1853)

• Tolstoy, Leo (1828-1910): A Russian Proprietor, and Other Stories (1852-1859)

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