1809

Rulers:

Thomas Jefferson, 3rd President of the United States (1801-1809)

James Madison, 4th President of the United States (1809-1817)

Joseph Bonaparte, King of Spain and the Indies (1808-1813)

Napoléon I, Emperor of the French (1804-1815)

Napoléon IKing of Italy (1805-1814)

Events:

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rouen opened in Rouen.

Births:

Gogol, Nikolai (1809-1852)

Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)

• Poe, Edgar Allan (1809-1849)

• Rouvière, Philibert (1809-1865)

Tennyson, Alfred (1809-1892)

Deaths:

Haydn, Joseph (1732-1809)

Art:

Canova, Antonio (1757-1822): Busto di Paride (1809)

Canova, Antonio (1757-1822): Maddalena penitente (1809)

Canova, Antonio (1757-1822): Paride (1807-16)

Canova, Antonio (1757-1822): Teseo e il centauro (1804-19)

Géricault, Théodore (1791-1824): Le Sommeil des Paysans (c.1808-12)

• Goya, Francisco (1746-1828): El Afilador (c.1808-12)

• Goya, Francisco (1746-1828): Escena de disciplinantes (c.1808-12)

• Goya, Francisco (1746-1828): Escena de guerra (c.1808-12)

• Goya, Francisco (1746-1828): Fiesta popular bajo un puente (c.1808-12)

• Goya, Francisco (1746-1828): Incendio de un hospital (c.1808-12)

Goya, Francisco (1746-1828): La Aguadora (c.1808-12)

Goya, Francisco (1746-1828): Majas al balcón (c.1808-12)

Turner, Joseph (1775-1851): London from Greenwich Park (1809)

Turner, Joseph (1775-1851): The Leader Sea Piece (1809)