1839

 

Rulers:

• Martin Van Buren, 8th President of the United States (1837-1841)

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

Events:

• Pinacoteca Civica ‘Il Guercino’ established in Cento.

Births:

• Cézanne, Paul (1839-1906)

• Sisley, Alfred (1839-1899)

Literature:

• Dickens, Charles (1812-1870): Nicholas Nickleby (1838-1839)

• Dickens, Charles (1812-1870): Oliver Twist (1837-1839)

• Dickens, Charles (1812-1870): The Loving Ballad of Lord Bateman (1839)

Art:

• Corot, Camille (1796-1875): Florence. Vue prise des jardins Boboli (1835-40)

• Turner, Joseph (1775-1851): The Rape of Proserpine (1839)

 

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