June 1816 in history

June 1816 events chronologically

Jun 16 Lord Byron reads Fantasmagoriana to his four house guests at the Villa Diodati, Percy Shelley, Mary Shelley, Claire Clairmont, and John Polidori, and inspires his challenge that each guest write a ghost story, which culminated in Mary Shelley writing the novel Frankenstein, John Polidori writing the short story The Vampyre, and Byron writing the poem Darkness
Jun 19 Battle of Seven Oaks between North West Company and Hudson's Bay Company, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Top 7 most famous people born in June 1816

Jun 2 Grace Aguilar an English novelist and writer on Jewish history and religion. As a child she showed great interest in history, especially Jewish history. The death of her father lead to her writing to support herself
Jun 2 C. A. Rosetti a Romanian literary and political leader, born in Bucharest into a Phanariot Greek family of Italian origin.
Jun 14 Priscilla Cooper Tyler the daughter in law of John Tyler, the tenth President of the United States. She served as official White House hostess and official First Lady of the United States from September 10, 1842 to June 26, 1844, the second of Tyler's three First Ladies
Jun 18 Jung Bahadur Rana a ruler of Nepal and founder of the Rana dynasty of Nepal. His real name was Bir Narsingh Kunwar but he became famous by the name Jung Bahadur, given to him by Mathebar Thapa, his maternal uncle
Jun 19 William H. Webb a 19th-century New York shipbuilder and philanthropist, who has been called America's first true naval architect.
Jun 21 Anders Sandøe Ørsted (botanist) a Danish botanist, mycologist, zoologist and marine biologist. He was the nephew of physicist H.C. Ørsted and of politician Anders Sandøe Ørsted
Jun 28 Dmitry Milyutin Minister of War and the last Field Marshal of Imperial Russia. He was responsible for sweeping military reforms that changed the face of the Russian army in the 1860s and 1870s

Top 7 most famous people died in June 1816

Jun 5 Giovanni Paisiello an Italian composer of the Classical era.
Jun 6 Antonio Villavicencio a Neogranadine Lieutenant statesman and soldier, born in Quito, and educated in Spain. He served in the Battle of Trafalgar as an office in the Spanish Navy. He was sent as a representative of the Crown to the New Granada, and his arrival was used as an excuse in Santafé de Bogotá to start a revolt, this was known as the Florero de Llorente which culminated with the proclamation of Independence from Spain. After this incident he resigned his office and joined the Independence cause. He was later captured and became the first martyr executed during the reign of terror of Pablo Morillo
Jun 7 Lorenz Florenz Friedrich von Crell a German chemist. In 1778 he started publishing the first periodical journal focusing on chemistry. The journal had a longer title, but was known simply as Crell's Annalen
Jun 12 Pierre Augereau a soldier and general and Marshal of France. After serving in the French Revolutionary Wars he earned rapid promotion while fighting against Spain and soon found himself a division commander under Napoleon Bonaparte in Italy. He fought in all of Bonaparte's battles of 1796 with great distinction. During the Napoleonic Wars, Emperor Napoleon entrusted him with important commands. His life ended under a cloud because of his poor timing in switching sides between Napoleon and King Louis XVIII of France. Napoleon wrote of Augereau that he "has plenty of character, courage, firmness, activity; is inured to war; is well liked by the soldiery; is fortunate in his operations."
Jun 24 Constantine Ypsilantis the son of Alexander Ypsilanti, a key member of an important Phanariote family, Grand dragoman of the Porte , hospodar of Moldavia and Walachia , and a Prince through marriage to the daughter of Alexandru Callimachi.
Jun 27 Domenico Vandelli an Italian naturalist, who did most of his scientific work in Portugal.
Jun 30 Paul Hamilton (politician) the 3rd United States Secretary of the Navy, from 1809 to 1813.