November 1815 in History

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 20 2nd Peace of Paris: France & allies after 2nd defeat and abdication of Napoleon Bonaparte.

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte
  • Nov 20 Russia, Prussia, Austria & England signs Alliance "for the maintenance of peace in Europe" same day as Treaty of Paris
  • Nov 27 City of Kraków (Poland) declared a free republic state by the Congress of Vienna
  • Nov 27 Adoption of the Constitution of the Kingdom of Poland

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 1 Crawford Williamson Long, surgeon/pioneer (use of ether)
  • Nov 1 Douglas Hancock Cooper, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1879)
  • Nov 2 George Boole, mathematician (Boolean algebra)
  • Nov 3 John Mitchel, Irish nationalist (Jail Journal), born in Camnish, County Londonderry (d. 1875)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 12 Elizabeth Cady Stanton, American women's rights activist, born in Johnstown, New York (d. 1902)

Women's Rights Activist Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Women's Rights Activist
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  • Nov 15 John Banvard, painted worlds largest painting (3 mile canvas), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 23 William Dennison, postmaster/general (Union), (d. 1882)
  • Nov 24 James Trapier, N Gen (Confederate Army), (d. 1865)
  • Nov 24 Grace Darling, English heroine (d. 1842)
  • Nov 29 Stephen Augustus Hurlbut, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), (d. 1882)