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What Happened on February 20, 1810

Historical Events


Andreas Hofer, Tyrolean patriot and leader of rebellion against Napoleon's forces, executed.

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte

Famous Deaths

  • Andreas Hofer, Tyrolean innkeeper, drover and leader of the Tyrolean Rebellion against the revolutionary Napoleonic invasion during the War of the Fifth Coalition, executed at 42
  • Johann Friedrich Kranz, composer, dies at 57
1810 Highlights

About February 20, 1810

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 211 years, 1 month and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces