January 1822 in history

January 1822 events chronologically

Jan 1 The Greek Constitution of 1822 is adopted by the First National Assembly at Epidaurus
Jan 9 The Portuguese prince Pedro I of Brazil decides to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portuguese King João VI, beginning the Brazilian independence process
Jan 13 The design of the Greek flag is adopted by the First National Assembly at Epidaurus
Jan 14 Greek War of Independence: Acrocorinth is captured by Theodoros Kolokotronis and Demetrios Ypsilantis
Jan 15 Greek War of Independence: Demetrios Ypsilantis is elected president of the legislative assembly

Top 7 most famous people born in January 1822

Jan 2 Rudolf Clausius considered one of the central founders of the science of thermodynamics. By his restatement of Sadi Carnot's principle known as the Carnot cycle, he put the theory of heat on a truer and sounder basis. His most important paper, On the Moving Force of Heat, published in 1850, first stated the basic ideas of the second law of thermodynamics. In 1865 he introduced the concept of entropy. In 1870 he introduced the virial theorem which applied to heat
Jan 6 Heinrich Schliemann a German businessman and a pioneer of field archaeology. He was an advocate of the historical reality of places mentioned in the works of Homer. Schliemann was an archaeological excavator of Hissarlik, now presumed to be the site of Troy, along with the Mycenaean sites Mycenae and Tiryns. His work lent weight to the idea that Homer's Iliad and Virgil's Aeneid reflect actual historical events. Schliemann's excavation of nine levels of archaeological remains with dynamite has been criticized as destructive of significant historical artifacts, including the level that is believed to be the historical Troy
Jan 8 Carlo Alfredo Piatti an Italian cellist and renowned teacher.
Jan 12 Étienne Lenoir a Belgian engineer who developed the internal combustion engine in 1858. Prior designs for such engines were patented as early as 1807, but none were commercially successful. Lenoir's engine was commercialized in sufficient quantities to be considered a success, a first for the internal combustion engine
Jan 16 Henri d'Orléans Duke of Aumale a leader of the Orleanists, a political faction in 19th century France associated with constitutional monarchy. He was born in Paris, the fifth son of King Louis-Philippe and Marie Amalie of Bourbon-Sicilies. He used the title duc d'Aumale. He retired from public life in 1883
Jan 23 Regine Olsen a Danish woman who was engaged to the philosopher and theologian Søren Kierkegaard from September 1840 to October 1841. Regine's relationship with Kierkegaard exerted a crucial influence over his intellectual development, philosophy, and theology, and the legacy of their engagement figures prominently in his writings
Jan 28 Alexander Mackenzie the second Prime Minister of Canada from November 7, 1873 to October 8, 1878.

Died in January 1822

Jan 3 Johann Christian von Mannlich a German painter and architect.
Jan 10 Jean Baron de Batz a French royalist and businessman. He was born in Goutz-les-Tartas , and died in Chadieu, near Vic-le-Comte
Jan 12 Johann Gottlob Theaenus Schneider a German classicist and naturalist.
Jan 22 Rudolph Schadow a German sculptor.
Jan 24 Ali Pasha a Muslim Albanian ruler who served as an Ottoman pasha of the western part of Rumelia, the Ottoman Empire's European territory, which was referred to as the Pashalik of Yanina. His court was in Ioannina, but the territory he governed incorporated most of Epirus and the western parts of Thessaly and Greek Macedonia in Northern Greece. Ali had three sons: Ahmet Muhtar Pasha , Veli Pasha of Morea and Salih Pasha of Vlore