Events noted in 1805

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.

1804 1806


Died: Almeida, Theodore a Portugueze priest

“The Happy Impertinent.” Almeida, Theodore a Portugueze priest

“Histoire de France, depuis les Gaules jusqu'a le fin de la monarchic,” Anquetil, Lewis-Peter a French historian

Died: Anquetil-Duperron, Abraham Hyacinth brother to the preceding

Died: Arnaud, Francis Thomas Marie De Baculard D' a miscellaneous French writer

Died: Beaume', Antony an eminent French chemist

“Dictionnaire geographique” Berenger, John Peter a French miscellaneous writer

Died: Brunswick-Oels, Frederick Augustus, Duke Of a general of infantry in the Prussian army

Died: Buchan, William a medical writer of great popularity

Died: Butter, William a native of Derbyshire

Died: Byrne, William an eminent landscape engraver

“Poems, suggested chiefly by scenes in Asia-Minor, Syria, and Greece; with prefaces extracted from the author’s journal, embellished with two views of the source of the Scamander, and the aqueduct over the Simois,” Carlyle, Rev. Joseph Dacre vicar of Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Died: Cornwallis, Charles, First Marquis

Died: Currie, James an eminent physician of Liverpool

Died: Gmelin, John Frederick of the same family

“A Treatise on the Coins of the realm, in a letter to the king,” Jenkinson, Charles earl of Liverpool

“The Dignity of Human Nature, an Kssay,” Jerningham, Edward an elegant English poet

“Histoire de la Ligne Anseatique,” Mallet, Paul Henry a learned historian and antiquary

Died: Marechal, Peter Sylvanus a miscellaneous French writer

Died: Mechain, Peter Francis Andrew a very able French mathematician and astronomer

Died: Newton, Richard founder of Hertford college

Died: Panzer, George Wolfgang Francis an eminent bibliographer

“Harvest Home, consisting of Supplementary Gleanings, Original Dramas and Poems, Contributions of Literary Friends, and Select Republications, including Sympathy, a poem, revised, corrected, and enlarged, from the eighth edition,” Pratt, Samuel Jackson a poet and miscellaneous writer (17491814)

“A Prior Claim, a comedy,” Pye, Henry James a late English poet

Died: Rose, John Baptist a worthy French priest

Died: Russel, Alexander physician to the English factory at Aleppo

Died: Schiller, Frederic a German writer

Died: Smalbroke, Richard bishop of Lichfield and Coventry

“Second Part of the Periplus,” Vincent, William the late learned dean of Westminster

“Outlines of English grammar,” Walker, John author of some valuable and popular works on the English language

“The Correspondence of John Wilkes, esq. with his friends, printed from the original manuscripts, in which are introduced Memoirs of his Life, by John Almon,” Wilkes, John a very singular political character in the early part of the present reign