1843

 

Rulers:

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

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

Events:

• Charenton-Saint-Maurice (France) officially changes its name to Saint-Maurice, Val-de-Marne.

Births:

• James, Henry (1843-1916)

• McKinley, William (1843-1901)

• Pérez Galdós, Benito (1843-1920)

Literature:

• Dickens, Charles (1812-1870): A Christmas Carol (1843)

• Dickens, Charles (1812-1870): Martin Chuzzlewit (1843-1844)

• Gautier, Théophile (1811-1872): Voyage en Espagne (1843)

Art:

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

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

• Turner, Joseph (1775-1851): The Dogana and Santa Maria della Salute, Venice (1843)

• Turner, Joseph (1775-1851): The Evening of the Deluge (c.1843)

 

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