1845

Rulers:

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

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

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

Events:

• Musée des Beaux-Arts de Limoges established in Limoges.

Births:

Cormon, Fernand (1845-1924)

• Gautier, Judith (1845-1917)

• Ludwig II, King of Bavaria (1845-1886)

Deaths:

Clary, Julie (1771-1845)

Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)

Literature:

• Dickens, Charles (1812-1870): The Cricket on the Hearth (1845)

• Poe, Edgar Allan (1809-1849): The Raven (1845)

Music:

• Schumann, Robert (1810-1856): Piano Concerto (1845)

• Verdi, Giuseppe (1813-1901): Giovanna d’Arco (1845)

• Wagner, Richard (1813-1883): Tannhäuser (1845)

Art:

Bonheur, Rosa (1822-1899): Bélier (c.1845-50)

• Corot, Camille (1796-1875): Le Moulin de la Galette (c.1840-45)

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

Courbet, Gustave (1819-1877): Portrait d’une jeune femme (c.1845)

Millet, Jean-François (1814-1875): Femme nue couchée (1844-45)

Millet, Jean-François (1814-1875): La bergère assise (1840-50)

Millet, Jean-François (1814-1875): Le Repos de Diane (c.1845)

Millet, Jean-François (1814-1875): Portrait d’homme (c.1845)

Ruskin, John (1819-1900): Snow Capped Alps (c.1845-49)

• Turner, Joseph (1775-1851): The morning after the storm (c.1840-45)

• Turner, Joseph (1775-1851): The Storm (1840-45)

• Turner, Joseph (1775-1851): Whalers (c.1845)

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