1852

 

Rulers:

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

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

Events:

• Germanisches Nationalmuseum established in Nuremberg.

• Musée Fesch established in Ajaccio.

• Victoria and Albert Museum founded in London.

Births:

• Koelin-Leenhoff, Léon (1852-1927)

• Moore, George Augustus (1852-1933)

Literature:

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

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

• Dickens, Charles (1812-1870): To be Read at Dusk (1852)

• Gautier, Théophile (1811-1872): Émaux et camées (1852)

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

• Tolstoy, Leo (1828-1910): Childhood (1852)

Art:

• Courbet, Gustave (1819-1877): Jeunes femmes du village (1851-1852)

• Delacroix, Eugène (1798-1863): Andromède (1852)

• Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867): La Vierge adorant l’hostie (1852)

 

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