Historical Events in January 1816

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Jan 8 Sophie Germain is the first woman to win a prize from the Paris Academy of Sciences for her paper on elasticity

Mathematician Sophie Germain
Mathematician
Sophie Germain
  • Jan 12 France decrees Bonaparte family excluded from the country forever

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Jan 22 Lord Byron completes poems "Parisina" and "Siege of Corinth"

Romantic Poet Lord Byron
Romantic Poet
Lord Byron