1842

 

Rulers:

• John Tyler, 10th President of the United States (1841-1845)

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

Events:

Nationalgalleriet established in Oslo.

Births:

• Mallarmé, Stéphane (1842-1898)

Deaths:

• Stendhal (1783-1842)

Literature:

• Dickens, Charles (1812-1870): American Notes (1842)

Art:

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

• Courbet, Gustave (1819-1877): Courbet au chien noir (1842-1844)