August 1815 in history

August 1815 events chronologically

Aug 24 The modern Constitution of the Netherlands is signed

Top 7 most famous people born in August 1815

Aug 1 Richard Henry Dana Jr. an American lawyer and politician from Massachusetts, a descendant of an eminent colonial family, who gained renown as the author of the American classic, the memoir Two Years Before the Mast. Both as a writer and as a lawyer, he was a champion of the downtrodden, from seamen to fugitive slaves
Aug 5 Edward John Eyre an English land explorer of the Australian continent, colonial administrator, and a controversial Governor of Jamaica.
Aug 15 Alexander Keyserling a Baltic German geologist and paleontologist. A member of the Keyserlingk clan, a wealthy aristocratic Baltic German family, he is considered to be one of the founders of Russian geology, making many expeditions on behalf of his close personal friend and friend of the family, Tsar Nicholas I
Aug 15 George Averoff a Greek businessman and philanthropist of Aromanian origin. He is one of the great national benefactors of Greece. Born in the town of Metsovo Averoff moved to Alexandria while still young. He was known through most of his life for founding numerous schools in both Egypt and Greece
Aug 16 John Bosco an Italian Roman Catholic priest of the Latin Church, educator and writer of the 19th century. While working in Turin, where the population suffered many of the effects of industrialization and urbanization, he dedicated his life to the betterment and education of street children, juvenile delinquents, and other disadvantaged youth. He developed teaching methods based on love rather than punishment, a method that became known as the Salesian Preventive System. A follower of the spirituality and philosophy of Saint Francis de Sales, Bosco dedicated his works to him when he founded the Salesians of Don Bosco, based in Turin. Together with Maria Domenica Mazzarello, he founded the Institute of the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians, a religious congregation of nuns dedicated to the care and education of poor girls
Aug 18 Alexander von Middendorff a Baltic German zoologist and explorer.
Aug 25 Ferdinando Petruccelli della Gattina an Italian journalist, patriot and politician.

Died in August 1815

Aug 2 Guillaume Brune a French soldier and political figure who rose to Marshal of France.
Aug 6 James A. Bayard (elder) an American lawyer and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a member of the Federalist Party, who served as U.S. Representative from Delaware and U.S. Senator from Delaware
Aug 15 Eugène Louis Melchior Patrin a French mineralogist and naturalist.
Aug 18 Chauncey Goodrich an American lawyer and politician from Connecticut who represented that state in the United States Congress as both a senator and a representative.
Aug 19 Charles de la Bédoyère a French General during the reign of Emperor Napoleon I who was executed in 1815.
Aug 21 Carl Johan Adlercreutz a Swedish general and statesman, born in Borga, Finland on family estates. Entering the Swedish army aged 13 in the Finnish Light Cavalry Brigade, he was present when Gustav III launched his coup-d’etat. He studied military theory in Stockholm