September 1841 in history

September 1841 events chronologically

Sep 24 The Sultan of Brunei cedes Sarawak to the United Kingdom

Top 7 most famous people born in September 1841

Sep 2 Julius von Payer an Austro-Hungarian military officer, mountaineer, arctic explorer, cartographer, landscape artist and professor at the military academy.
Sep 4 Emil Friedrich Kautzsch a German Hebrew scholar and biblical critic, born at Plauen, Saxony. He was educated at Leipzig, in whose theological faculty he was appointed privatdocent and professor. Subsequently he held chairs at Basel where he received an honorary Swiss citizenship and made friends with Friedrich Nietzsche and went to Tübingen and received a professorship at Halle in 1888
Sep 8 Antonín Dvořák a Czech composer. Following the nationalist example of Bedřich Smetana, Dvořák frequently employed aspects, specifically rhythms, of the folk music of Moravia and his native Bohemia. Dvořák's own style has been described as 'the fullest recreation of a national idiom with that of the symphonic tradition, absorbing folk influences and finding effective ways of using them'
Sep 8 Charles J. Guiteau an American preacher, writer, and lawyer who was convicted of assassinating U.S. President James Garfield. He was executed by hanging
Sep 22 Andrejs Pumpurs a poet who penned the Latvian epic Lāčplēsis and a prominent figure in the Young Latvia movement. Working in the land before volunteering to fight in Serbia against the Ottoman Empire in 1876, he became a loyal officer in the Russian army and also a staunch promoter of the Latvian culture
Sep 28 Georges Clemenceau a French statesman who led the nation in the First World War. A leader of the Radical Party, he played a central role in politics during the Third Republic. Clemenceau served as the Prime Minister of France from 1906 to 1909, and again from 1917 to 1920. He was one of the principal architects of the Treaty of Versailles at the France Peace Conference of 1919. Nicknamed "Père la Victoire" or "Le Tigre" , he took a harsh position against defeated Germany, though not quite as much as President Poincaré, and won agreement on Germany's payment of large sums for reparations
Sep 30 Mykhailo Drahomanov a Ukrainian political theorist, economist, historian, philosopher, ethnographer and public figure in Kiev. Born to a noble family of Petro Yakymovych Drahomanov who was of a Cossack descent. Mykhailo Drahomanov started his education at home, then studied at the Hadiach school, Poltava senior school and Kiev University. He was also an uncle of Ukrainian poet Larysa Kosach and brother - Olha Drahomanova-Kosach

Died in September 1841

Sep 3 Thomas Buchanan (Governor of Liberia) the second governor of Liberia and a cousin of James Buchanan, President of the United States. He came to Liberia as the envoy of the American Colonization Society in the 1830s. He worked first as an administrator in Grand Bassa, which later had its capital named Buchanan in his honor. In 1839, Buchanan was sent to Monrovia, where he became the second governor of Liberia after the death of Jehudi Ashmun. He served from April 1, 1839 until his death on September 3, 1841
Sep 9 Augustin Pyramus de Candolle a Swiss botanist. René Louiche Desfontaines launched Candolle's botanical career by recommending him at an herbarium. Within a couple of years Candolle had established a new genus, and he went on to document hundreds of plant families and create a new natural plant classification system. Although Candolle's main focus was botany, he also contributed to related fields such as phytogeography, agronomy, paleontology, medical botany, and economic botany
Sep 13 Louis-François Bertin a French journalist. He had a younger brother – Louis-François Bertin de Vaux , two sons – Edouard François and Louis-Marie François , and a daughter - Louise Bertin
Sep 15 Alessandro Rolla an Italian viola and violin virtuoso, composer, conductor and teacher. His son, Antonio Rolla, was also a violin virtuoso and composer