August 1800 in history

August 1800 events chronologically

Aug 1 The Acts of Union 1800 is passed in which merges the Kingdom of Great Britain and the Kingdom of Ireland into the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Aug 30 Gabriel Prosser postpones a planned slave rebellion in Richmond, Virginia, but is arrested before he can make it happen

Top 7 most famous people born in August 1800

Aug 5 Ramón María Narváez 1st Duke of Valencia a Spanish soldier and statesman.
Aug 10 Otto August Rosenberger a Baltic German astronomer from Tukums in Courland.
Aug 12 Jean-Jacques Ampère a French philologist and man of letters.
Aug 13 Ippolito Rosellini an Italian Egyptologist.
Aug 17 Charles Rogier a Belgian liberal statesman and a leader in the Belgian Revolution of 1830. He became Prime Minister of Belgium on two separate occasions: from 1847 to 1852, and again from 1857 to 1868
Aug 19 Buckner Stith Morris served as Mayor of Chicago, Illinois for the Whig Party.
Aug 22 William S. Harney a cavalry officer in the U.S. Army during the Mexican-American War and the Indian Wars. He was born in what is today part of Nashville, Tennessee but at the time was known as Haysborough

Died in August 1800

Aug 3 Carl Friedrich Christian Fasch a German composer and harpsichordist.
Aug 3 Friedrich Gilly a German architect and the son of the architect David Gilly.
Aug 18 Jeongjo of Joseon the 22nd ruler of the Joseon Dynasty of Korea. He made various attempts to reform and improve the nation of Joseon. He was preceded by his grandfather King Yeongjo and succeeded by his son King Sunjo
Aug 18 Charles Louis L'Héritier de Brutelle an 18th-century French botanist and magistrate. Born into an affluent upper-class Parisian family, connections with the French Royal Court secured him the position of Superindent of Parisian Waters and Forests at the age of twenty-six. In this capacity, L'Héritier conducted various studies of native trees and shrubs, also gaining interest in exotic flora