August 1816 in history

August 1816 events chronologically

Aug 14 The United Kingdom formally annexed the Tristan da Cunha archipelago, administering them from the Cape Colony in South Africa
Aug 24 The Treaty of St. Louis is signed in St. Louis, Missouri

Born in August 1816

Aug 8 Filippo Parlatore an Italian botanist.
Aug 13 Rudolf von Gneist born at Berlin, the son of a judge attached to the Kammergericht in that city. Von Gneist made significant influence on his student Max Weber and also contributed to Japan's first constitution through his communication with Ito Hirobumi
Aug 13 Johann Jakob Guggenbühl a Swiss physician. He's considered as one of the precursors of medico-educational care
Aug 17 Benjamin Bilse a German conductor and composer.
Aug 21 Charles Frédéric Gerhardt a French chemist.

Top 7 most famous people died in August 1816

Aug 4 François-André Vincent a French neoclassical painter.
Aug 8 Custodio García Rovira a Neogranadine general, statesman and painter, who fought for the independence of New Granada from Spain, and became President of the United Provinces of the New Granada in 1816. He was executed a month later during the Reconquista, at the hands of Pablo Morillo
Aug 9 Johann August Apel a German writer and jurist. Apel was born and died in Leipzig
Aug 12 Charles Hubert Millevoye a French poet several times honored by the Académie française. He was a transitional figure between the eighteenth and the nineteenth centuries as revealed in his Romantic poems. His poem beginning "Dans les bois l'amoureux Myrtil" is also well known as set to music in Vieille Chanson by Georges Bizet, as well as Le Mancenillier, as referred to in Meyerbeer's L'Africaine and Louis Moreau Gottschalk's serenade for piano Le Mancenillier, 11
Aug 16 Johann Jahn a German Orientalist.
Aug 29 Johann Hieronymus Schröter a German astronomer.
Aug 31 Joaquín Camacho now Colombia, and participated in the Open Cabildo which declared the Act of Independence, of which he was also a signer. He was executed during the Reign of Terror of Pablo Morillo after the Spanish invasion of New Granada