November 1805 in history

November 1805 events chronologically

Nov 1 Napoleon Bonaparte invades Austria during the War of the Third Coalition
Nov 11 Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Dürenstein – 8000 French troops attempt to slow the retreat of a vastly superior Russian and Austrian force
Nov 16 Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Schöngrabern – Russian forces under Pyotr Bagration delay the pursuit by French troops under Joachim Murat
Nov 20 Beethoven's only opera, Fidelio premieres in Vienna
Nov 26 Official opening of Thomas Telford's Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

Top 7 most famous people born in November 1805

Nov 7 Thomas Brassey an English civil engineering contractor and manufacturer of building materials who was responsible for building much of the world's railways in the 19th century. By 1847, he had built about one-third of the railways in Britain, and by time of his death in 1870 he had built one in every twenty miles of railway in the world. This included three-quarters of the lines in France, major lines in many other European countries and in Canada, Australia, South America and India. He also built the structures associated with those railways, including docks, bridges, viaducts, stations, tunnels and drainage works
Nov 14 Fanny Mendelssohn a German pianist and composer, the sister of the composer Felix Mendelssohn and granddaughter of the philosopher Moses Mendelssohn. She was the grandmother of the philosopher Paul Hensel and the mathematician Kurt Hensel
Nov 19 Ferdinand de Lesseps a French diplomat and later developer of the Suez Canal, which in 1869 joined the Mediterranean and Red Seas, substantially reducing sailing distances and times between the West and the East.
Nov 22 Benjamin Huger (general) a career United States Army ordnance officer who fought with distinction during the Mexican–American War. He also served as a Confederate general officer during the American Civil War, noted for his controversial performances while in charge of Norfolk, Virginia, and during the 1862 Peninsula Campaign. Relieved of field duty, he would spend most of the remainder of the conflict in staff positions in the Trans-Mississippi Department, where he performed well. After the war Huger took up farming in North Carolina and later in Virginia
Nov 23 Mary Seacole a Jamaican-born woman of Scottish and Creole descent who set up a "British Hotel" behind the lines during the Crimean War, which she described as "a mess-table and comfortable quarters for sick and convalescent officers," and provided succour for wounded servicemen on the battlefield. She was posthumously awarded the Jamaican Order of Merit in 1991. In 2004 she was voted the greatest black Briton
Nov 28 John Lloyd Stephens an American explorer, writer, and diplomat. Stephens was a pivotal figure in the rediscovery of Maya civilization throughout Middle America and in the planning of the Panama railroad
Nov 30 José Ballivián a Bolivian general during the Peruvian-Bolivian War and the 11th president of Bolivia from September 27, 1841 to December 23, 1847.

Died in November 1805

Nov 5 Giovanni Andrea Archetti an Italian Roman Catholic Cardinal.
Nov 8 François-Thomas-Marie de Baculard d'Arnaud a French writer and dramatist.
Nov 24 Jacques Antoine Marie de Cazalès a French orator and politician.