December 1805 in history

December 1805 events chronologically

Dec 2 Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Austerlitz – French troops under Napoleon Bonaparte defeat a joint Russo-Austrian force
Dec 26 Austria and France sign the Treaty of Pressburg

Top 7 most famous people born in December 1805

Dec 1 9th Dalai Lama the 9th Dalai Lama of Tibet. He was the only Dalai Lama to die in childhood and was part of a string of four Dalai Lamas to die before reaching 22 years of age
Dec 6 Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin a French magician. He is widely considered the father of the modern style of conjuring
Dec 12 William Lloyd Garrison a prominent American abolitionist, journalist, suffragist, and social reformer. He is best known as the editor of the abolitionist newspaper The Liberator, which he founded in 1831 and published in Massachusetts until slavery was abolished by Constitutional amendment after the American Civil War. He was one of the founders of the American Anti-Slavery Society. He promoted "immediate emancipation" of slaves in the United States. In the 1870s, Garrison became a prominent voice for the woman suffrage movement
Dec 21 Thomas Graham (chemist) best-remembered today for his pioneering work in dialysis and the diffusion of gases.
Dec 22 John O. Westwood an English entomologist and archaeologist also noted for his artistic talents.
Dec 23 Joseph Smith an American religious leader and founder of Mormonism. When he was twenty-four, Smith published the Book of Mormon; and by the time of his death fourteen years later, he had attracted tens of thousands of followers and founded a religion and religious culture that continues to the present
Dec 31 Marie d'Agoult a French author, known also by her pen name, Daniel Stern.

Top 7 most famous people died in December 1805

Dec 6 Nicolas-Jacques Conté a French painter, balloonist, army officer, and inventor of the modern pencil.
Dec 7 Frederick Hereditary Prince of Denmark heir presumptive to the thrones of Denmark and Norway. He was the surviving son of King Frederick V by his second wife, Juliana Maria of Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel
Dec 21 Manuel Maria Barbosa du Bocage a Portuguese Neoclassic poet, writing at the beginning of his career under the pen name Elmano Sadino.
Dec 23 Pehr Osbeck a Swedish explorer, naturalist and an apostle of Carl Linnaeus. He was born in the parish of Hålanda in Västergötland and studied at Uppsala with Carolus Linnaeus
Dec 23 Francis Masson a Scottish botanist and gardener, and Kew Gardens’ first plant hunter.
Dec 23 Geneviève Thiroux d'Arconville a French author and chemist.
Dec 27 Isabelle de Charrière a Dutch writer of the Enlightenment who lived the latter half of her life in Switzerland. She is now best known for her letters and novels, although she also wrote pamphlets, music and plays. She took a keen interest in the society and politics of her age, and her work around the time of the French Revolution is regarded as being of particular interest