1802

Year 1802 (MDCCCII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar.

Events of 1802

January - March


* March 16 - West Point is established.
* March 25/27 - The Treaty of Amiens between France and the United Kingdom ends the War of the Second Coalition.
* March 28 - H. W. Olbers discovers the asteroid Pallas.

April - June


* April 26 - A general amnesty signed by Napoleon Bonaparte allows all but about 1,000 of the most notorious émigrés of the French Revolution to return to France, as part of a reconciliary gesture to make peace with the various factions of the "Ancien Regime" that ultimately consolidates his own rule.
* May 19 - Napoleon Bonaparte establishes the French "légion d'honneur" (Legion of Honour).
* May 20 - Napoleon Bonaparte reinstates slavery in the French colonies, which had been abolished during the French Revolution.
* June 2 - Indigenous Australian Pemulwuy, a leader of the resistance to European settlement of Australia, is shot dead by Henry Hacking.
* June 8 - Haitian revolutionary Toussaint L'Ouverture is seized by French troops and sent to Fort de Joux for prison.

July - September


* July - Eleuthère Irénée du Pont founds E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, the modern DuPont Company.
* July 4 - At West Point, New York the United States Military Academy opens.
* August 2 - In a plebiscite, Napoleon Bonaparte is confirmed as the First Consul.
* 5 July to 28 August - A general election in the United Kingdom brings victory for the Tories, led by Henry Addington.
* September 3 - William Wordsworth publishes the poem "Westminster Bridge".
* September 11 - The Italian region of Piedmont becomes a part of the French First Republic.

October - December


* October 2 - War ends between Sweden and Tripoli. The United States also negotiates peace, but war continues over the size of compensation.
* October - The French army enters Switzerland.

Undated

* Marie Tussaud opens her famous wax museum in London, having been commissioned during the Reign of Terror to make death masks of the victims.
* Treviranus uses the term biology for the first time.
* Thomas Wedgwood produces the world's first photograph, but has no means of fixing the image, which quickly fades.
* William Symington builds the first successful steamship, the "Charlotte Dundas".
* Ludwig van Beethoven performs his "Moonlight Sonata" for the first time.
* The English Parliament forbids pauper apprentices.
*Nguyen Dynasty starts to rule in Vietnam.

Ongoing events

*French Revolutionary Wars (1792-1802)
*Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815)

Births

January - June


* January 3 - Charles Pelham Villiers, British politician (d. 1898)
* February 11 - Lydia Maria Child, American abolitionist author (d. 1880)
* February 19 - Wilhelm Matthias Naeff, Swiss Federal Councillor (d. 1881)
* February 26 - Victor Hugo, French author (d. 1885)
* March 7 - Edwin Henry Landseer, British painter (d. 1873)
* April 4 - Dorothea Dix, American activist (d. 1887)
* May 2 - Heinrich Gustav Magnus, German chemist and physicist (d. 1870)
* June 23 - Pavel Nakhimov, Russian admiral (d. 1855)

July - December


* July 24 - Alexandre Dumas, père, French author (d. 1870)
* July 26 - Mariano Arista, President of Mexico (d. 1855)
* August 5 - Niels Henrik Abel, Norwegian mathematician (d. 1829)
* September 19 - Lajos Kossuth, Hungarian politician (d. 1894)
* October 31 - Benoît Fourneyron, French engineer (d. 1867)
* November 9 - Elijah P. Lovejoy, American abolitionist (d. 1837)
* November 19 - Solomon Foot, American politician (d. 1866)
* December 15 - Janos Bolyai, Hungarian mathematician (d. 1860)
* December 23 - Sara Coleridge, British scholar (d. 1852)

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Deaths

January - June


* February 2 - Welbore Ellis, 1st Baron Mendip, British statesman (b. 1713)
* February 3 - Pedro Rodríguez, Conde de Campomanes, Spanish statesman and writer (b. 1723)
* February 26 - Esek Hopkins, American Revolutionary War admiral (b. 1718)
* April 18 - Erasmus Darwin, English physician and botanist (b. 1731)
* June 4 - Charles Emmanuel IV of Savoy, King of Sardinia (b. 1751)

July - December


* August 10 - Franz Aepinus, German philosopher (b. 1724)
* September 26 - Jurij Vega, Slovenian mathematician, physicist, and soldier (b. 1754)
* November 9 - Thomas Girtin, English artist (b. 1775)
* November 15 - George Romney, English artist (b. 1734)
* November 16 - André Michaux, French botanist (b. 1746)
* December 5 - Lemuel Francis Abbot, English portrait painter (b. 1716)
* July 22 - Marie François Xavier Bichat, French anatomist and physiologist (b. 1771)

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