December 1836 in history

December 1836 events chronologically

Dec 14 The Toledo War unofficially ends
Dec 27 The worst ever avalanche in England occurs at Lewes, Sussex, killing 8 people
Dec 28 South Australia and Adelaide are founded
Dec 28 Spain recognizes the independence of Mexico

Top 7 most famous people born in December 1836

Dec 5 Vincenzo Vannutelli an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church for over forty years.
Dec 11 Henry Ernest Gascoyne Bulwer a British colonial administrator and diplomat.
Dec 13 Franz von Lenbach a German painter of Realist style. He travelled to Italy and Spain and completed many notable portraits
Dec 16 Ernst von Bergmann a Baltic German surgeon. He is a pioneer of aseptic surgery
Dec 20 Alfred Grandidier a French naturalist and explorer.
Dec 21 Princess Therese of Saxe-Altenburg a Princess of Sweden and Norway as the spouse of Prince August of Sweden & Norway, Duke of Dalarna.
Dec 27 Walery Antoni Wróblewski a Polish politician, general of Paris Commune and commander of January Uprising.

Died in December 1836

Dec 1 Jozef Ignác Bajza an ethnically Slovak writer, satirist and Catholic priest in the Kingdom of Hungary.
Dec 7 Princess Louise of Prussia (1770–1836) a member of the House of Hohenzollern. She was a niece of Frederick the Great, being the second daughter and third child of Prince Augustus Ferdinand of Prussia by his wife Margravine Elisabeth Louise of Brandenburg-Schwedt
Dec 12 Giuseppe Farinelli an Italian composer active at the end of the 18th century and the beginning of the 19th century who excelled in writing opera buffas. Considered the successor and most successful imitator of Domenico Cimarosa, the greatest of his roughly 60 operas include I riti d'Efeso , La contadina bizzarra and Ginevra degli Almieri. More than 2/3 of his operas were produced between 1800-1810 at the height of his popularity. With the arrival of Gioachino Rossini his operas became less desirable with the public, and by 1817 his operas were no longer performed. His other compositions include 3 piano forte sonatas, 3 oratorios, 11 cantatas, 5 masses, 2 Te Deums, a Stabat mater, a Salve regina, a Tantum ergo, numerous motets, and several other sacred works
Dec 19 Emily Donelson the niece of U.S. President Andrew Jackson. She served as White House hostess and First Lady of the United States
Dec 26 Hans Georg Nägeli a composer and music publisher.
Dec 27 Stephen F. Austin an American empresario born in Virginia and raised in southeastern Missouri. Known as the Father of Texas, he led the second, and ultimately successful, colonization of the region by bringing 300 families from the United States. The capital of Texas, Austin in Travis County, Austin County, Austin Bayou, Stephen Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Austin College in Sherman, and a number of K-12 schools are named in his honor