November 1795 in history

November 1795 events chronologically

Nov 2 The French Directory, a five-man revolutionary government, is created
Nov 25 Partitions of Poland: Stanisław August Poniatowski, the last king of independent Poland, is forced to abdicate and is exiled to Russia

Born in November 1795

Nov 2 James K. Polk the 11th President of the United States. Polk was born in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. He later lived in and represented Tennessee. A Democrat, Polk served as the 17th Speaker of the House of Representatives and Governor of Tennessee. Polk was the surprise candidate for president in 1844, defeating Henry Clay of the rival Whig Party by promising to annex Texas. Polk was a leader of Jacksonian Democracy during the Second Party System
Nov 8 Albert Gottfried Dietrich a German botanist born in Danzig.
Nov 12 Thaddeus William Harris an American entomologist and botanist. For the last few years of his life Harris was the librarian of Harvard University
Nov 16 Edward King Viscount Kingsborough an Irish antiquarian who sought to prove that the indigenous peoples of the Americas were a Lost Tribe of Israel. His principal contribution was in making available facsimiles of ancient documents and some of the earliest explorers' reports on Pre-Columbian ruins and Maya civilisation
Nov 29 Friedrich Wilhelm Eduard Gerhard a German archaeologist. He was co-founder and secretary of the first international archaeological society

Died in November 1795

Nov 6 Jiří Antonín Benda a Czech composer, violinist and Kapellmeister of the classical period.
Nov 15 Charles-Amédée-Philippe van Loo a French painter of allegorical scenes and portraits.
Nov 19 Thomas Linley the elder born in Badminton, Gloucestershire, and studied music in Bath, where he settled as a singing-master and conductor of the concerts.
Nov 22 Sayat-Nova an Armenian poet, musician and ashik, who had compositions in a number of languages.