1857

 

Rulers:

• Franklin Pierce, 14th President of the United States (1853-1857)

• James Buchanan, 15th President of the United States (1857-1861)

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

Births:

• Andrée, Ellen (1857-1925)

• Gauthier-Lathuille, Louis (1857-?)

• Henriot, Henriette (1857-1944)

• Samary, Jeanne (1857-1890)

• Taft, William Howard (1857-1930)

• Van Gogh, Theo (1857-1891)

Literature:

• Baudelaire, Charles (1821-1867): Les Fleurs du Mal (1857)

• Dickens, Charles (1812-1870): Little Dorrit (1857)

• Dickens, Charles (1812-1870): The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices (1857)

• Dickens, Charles (1812-1870): The Perils of Certain English Prisoners (1857)

• Flaubert, Gustave (1821-1880): Madame Bovary (1857)

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

Art:

• Courbet, Gustave (1819-1877): Chiens de chasse et lièvre mort (1857)

• Degas, Edgar (1834-1917): Autoportrait au col blanc (c.1857)

• Degas, Edgar (1834-1917): Une Mendiante romaine (1857)

 

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