1797

Rulers:

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

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

John Adams, 2nd President of the United States (1797-1801)

Births:

• Manet, Auguste (1797-1862)

Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft (1797-1851)

Deaths:

Wollstonecraft, Mary (1759-1797)

Art:

• Canova, Antonio (1757-1822): Amore e Psiche in piedi (1797)

• Goya, Francisco de (1746-1828): La Duquesa de Alba (1797)

• Goya, Francisco de (1746-1828): La maja desnuda (1795-1800)

Goya, Francisco de (1746-1828): San Ambrosio (c.1796-99)

Turner, Joseph (1775-1851): The Villa of Maecenas at Tivoli (c.1794-97)

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