1791

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:

Buchanan, James (1791-1868)

Géricault, Théodore (1791-1824)

Deaths:

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)

Literature:

Blake, William (1757-1827): Mary Wollstonecraft’s Original Stories (as Illustrator) (1791)

• 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)

• Robespierre, Maximilien de (1758-1794): Projet de la constitution française de 1791 (French)

Music:

• Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791): Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)

• Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791): Requiem (1791)

Art:

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

• Goya, Francisco (1746-1828): Las gigantillas (1791-92)

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