June 1811 in history

Top 7 most famous people born in June 1811

Jun 5 Princess Louise Amelie of Baden a daughter of Charles, Grand Duke of Baden and his wife Stéphanie de Beauharnais.
Jun 7 James Young Simpson a Scottish obstetrician and an important figure in the history of medicine. Simpson discovered the anaesthetic properties of chloroform and successfully introduced it for general medical use
Jun 11 Vissarion Belinsky a Russian literary critic of Westernizing tendency. He was an associate of Alexander Herzen, Mikhail Bakunin , and other critical intellectuals. Belinsky played one of the key roles in the career of poet and publisher Nikolay Nekrasov and his popular magazine Sovremennik
Jun 14 Harriet Beecher Stowe an American abolitionist and author. Her novel Uncle Tom's Cabin was a depiction of life for African Americans under slavery; it reached millions as a novel and play, and became influential in the United States and United Kingdom. It energized anti-slavery forces in the American North, while provoking widespread anger in the South. She wrote more than 20 books, including novels, three travel memoirs, and collections of articles and letters. She was influential for both her writings and her public stands on social issues of the day
Jun 17 Jón Sigurðsson the leader of the 19th century Icelandic independence movement.
Jun 18 Frances Sargent Osgood an American poet and one of the most popular women writers during her time. Nicknamed "Fanny," she was also famous for her exchange of romantic poems with Edgar Allan Poe
Jun 21 Carlo Matteucci an Italian physicist and neurophysiologist who was a pioneer in the study of bioelectricity.

Died in June 1811

Jun 10 Charles Frederick Grand Duke of Baden Margrave, elector and later Grand Duke of Baden from 1738 until his death.
Jun 19 Samuel Chase an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court and earlier was a signatory to the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Maryland. Early in life, Chase was a "firebrand" states-righter and revolutionary. His political views changed over his lifetime, and, in the last decades of his career, he became well known as a staunch Federalist and was impeached for allegedly letting his partisan leanings affect his court decisions
Jun 23 Nicolau Tolentino de Almeida the foremost Portuguese satirical poet of the 18th century. Beginning at age 20, Tolentino studied law for three years at the University of Coimbra; he then ended those studies to teach rhetoric. He was sent to Lisbon in 1776 to fill a post, and was named professor of rhetoric a year later. His interests soon shifted once again, from teaching, to public office. He wrote against the Marquis of Pombal, and therefore gained the favor of Pombal's successor. He was awarded with a sinecure office in the royal administration. In 1790, he was honored with the title of knight of the royal family
Jun 25 Joseph-Alphonse Esménard a French poet and the brother of the journalist Jean-Baptiste Esménard.