Events noted in 1801

The event pages are experimental; the OCR errors in the text mean this is incomplete and unreliable but I offer it in the hopes that it will be of some use. Events shown include births and deaths of people with their own entries, and also the publication dates of some of the works cited.

1800 1802


“Abulfedae Arabia; descriptio,” Abulfeda, Ishmael a learned Arabian geographer and historian

Died: Ackermann, John Christian Gottlieb a physician and medical writer of considerable note in Germany

“A calm investigation of the circumstances that have led to the present Scarcity of Grain in Britain; suggesting the means of alleviating that evil, and of preventing the recurrence of such a calamity in future,” Anderson, James LL. D. an eminent agricultural writer

Died: Bage, Robert an English writer of considerable talents

Died: Barret, Stephen a classical teacher of considerable eminence

Died: Battishill, Jonathan an English musician and composer

Died: Beauchamps, Joseph a member of the national Institute of France

“De necessitate linguae Latinae,” Bebele, Henry a native of Justingen

“Examination of the fourth article of the Declaration of the Clergy of France in 1682,” Berthier, William Francis a French writer of considerable note

“Anatomic generale appliquee a la physiologic et a la medicine,” Bichat, Maria-Francis-Xavier a very celebrated French physician

“On Banks,” Busch, John George an eminent teacher and writer on commerce

“John Bacon, esq. the celebrated sculptor,” Cecil, Richard a late clergyman of the church of England

Died: Champion, Anthony a miscellaneous writer

Died: Chelsum, James a learned divine of the church of England

Died: Dolomieu, Deodati-Guy-Silvain-Tancred Gratet De a very able mineralogist

Died: Donaldson, John an artist and author

Died: Drake, Francis a surgeon at York

“La veritable maniere d'instruire les Sourds et Muets, confirmee par une longue experience.” Epee, Charles Michel De L' a very ingenious and benevolent French abbé

Died: Ernesti, John Augustus was born at Tacnnstadt in Thuringia

“Paci feliciter feduci Ode Sapphica,” Geddes, Alexander a Roman catholic divine

Died: Grand, John Baptist Le was born at Amiens

“La Conquete de Naples,” Gudin, De La Brenellerie, Paul Philip a French writer who attained some share of reputation among the encyclopedists

“L' Astronomic,” Gudin, De La Brenellerie, Paul Philip a French writer who attained some share of reputation among the encyclopedists

“Essai sur les annales de la vie de Jean Gutenberg,” Guttenberg, John called also Gænsfleisch de Sulgeloch

Died: Hamilton, William an historical painter

“Correspondence Litteraire addressee a Paul I.” Harpe, John Francis De La one of the ablest French writers of the last century

Died: Hurdis, James an ingenious poet

“Select Sermons and Funeral Orations, translated from the French of Bossuet, bishop of Meaux,” Jerningham, Edward an elegant English poet

Died: Laire, Francis Xavier librarian to the cardinal Lomenie

Died: Manning, Owen an excellent antiquary and topographer

“Arguments against enlarging the power of bishops in letting leases.” Moliere, John Baptist, Pocquelin De the celebrated comic writer of France

Died: Parnell, Thomas a very pleasing English poet

“Bacco in Toscana,” Redman, John one of the most learned divines of his time

“Biographia Poetica a Catalogue of English Poets of the twelfth, thirteenth, fourteenth, fifteenth, and sixteenth centuries; with a short Account of their Works.” Ritson, Joseph a poetical critic and editor

“Preface to the bishop of Sarum’s Introduction.” Sancroft, Dr. William an eminent English prelate

Died: Schmidt, Christopher a learned German

“Experiments on the Circulation of the Blood,” Spanheim, Frederic professor of divinity at Leyden

“Oratio qua matres hortatur ut proles suas ipsa? lactent,” Strack, Charles a very skilful German physician and writer

Died: Warner, Joseph an eminent surgeon