1790

Rulers:

Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia (1762-1796)

• Charles IV, King of Spain (1788-1808)

George Washington, 1st President of the United States (1789-1797)

Births:

Tyler, John (1790-1862)

Literature:

• Austen, Jane (1775-1817): Love and Freindship (1790)

Blake, William (1757-1827): Songs of Innocence, and Songs of Experience (1789-94)

Blake, William (1757-1827): The Marriage of Heaven and Hell (1790-93)

Music:

• Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791): Così fan tutte (1790)

Art:

• Canova, Antonio (1757-1822): Amore e Psiche (1787-93)

Gros, Antoine-Jean (1771-1835): Autoportrait (c.1790)

• Reynolds, Joshua (1723-1792): Portrait of Lord Donounghmore (1780-90)

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