What Happened in 1822

Significant Events

  • Sep 7 Pedro I, son of King Joao VI declares Brazil's independence from Portugal (National Day)
  • Sep 27 French scholar Jean-Fran├žois Champollion announces that he has deciphered the Rosetta stone
More Historical Events

World Leaders in 1822

Famous People in 1822

Famous Weddings

  • Mar 16 Opera Composer (The Barber of Seville) Gioacchino Rossini marries 1st wife Opera Singer Isabella Colbran in Bologna
  • Jun 29 Nephew of Napoleon, biologist and ornithologist Prince Charles Bonaparte marries cousin Zenaide Bonaparte
  • Oct 12 "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" author Victor Hugo (20) weds Adele Fourcher