November 1815 in History

Events in History

  • Nov 20 Russia, Prussia, Austria and England sign an Alliance "for the maintenance of peace in Europe" on the same day as the Treaty of Paris

Treaty of Interest

Nov 20 Second Treaty of Paris: France and her allies agree France will pay indemnities after Battle of Waterloo, ending the Napoleonic Wars

  • Nov 27 Adoption of the Constitution of the Kingdom of Poland
  • Nov 27 City of Kraków (Poland) declared a free republic state by the Congress of Vienna

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 1 Crawford Williamson Long, American surgeon and pioneer (use of ether as an anesthetic in surgery), born in Danielsville, Georgia (d. 1878)
  • Nov 1 Douglas H. Cooper, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Amite County, Mississippi (d. 1879)

George BooleGeorge Boole (1815-1864)

Nov 2 English mathematician and logician (Boolean algebra), born in Lincoln, England

  • Nov 3 John Mitchel, Irish nationalist (Jail Journal), born in Camnish, County Londonderry (d. 1875)

Elizabeth Cady StantonElizabeth Cady Stanton (1815-1902)

Nov 12 American women's rights activist, abolitionist and writer, born in Johnstown, New York

  • Nov 15 John Banvard, American artist who painted worlds largest painting (3 mile canvas), born in NYC, New York (d. 1892)
  • Nov 23 William Dennison, American politician (US postmaster general, Governor of Ohio), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1882)
  • Nov 24 Grace Darling, English heroine (d. 1842)
  • Nov 24 James Trapier, N Gen (Confederate Army), (d. 1865)
  • Nov 29 Stephen Augustus Hurlbut, American politician, commander of US Army of the Gulf, Major General (Union Army), born in Charleston, South Carolina (d. 1882)