1858

Rulers:

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

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

Births:

• Berthier, Charlotte (1858-?)

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919)

Literature:

• Dickens, Charles (1812-1870): A House to Let (1858)

• Dickens, Charles (1812-1870): Going into Society (1858)

• Dickens, Charles (1812-1870): Reprinted Pieces (1858)

• Gautier, Théophile (1811-1872): Sacountala (1858)

• Tolstoy, Leo (1828-1910): A Russian Proprietor, and Other Stories (1852-59)

Art:

Degas, Edgar (1834-1917): Autoportrait (c.1857-58)

Delacroix, Eugène (1798-1863): Cavalerie grecque au repos dans une forêt (1858)

Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867): Vierge de l’Adoption (1858)

Manet, Édouard (1832-1883): Gamin aux cerises (c.1858)

Manet, Édouard (1832-1883): Le Christ Jardinier (1856-59)

• Whistler, James (1834-1903): At the Piano (1858-59)

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