Events noted in 1806

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.

1805 1807


“Specimen Historise Arabum,” Abulfeda, Ishmael a learned Arabian geographer and historian

“The history of the Teutones, their language and literature before the general migration,” Adelung, John Christopher a learned German grammarian (?–1806)

“Mithridate, or a universal table of Languages, with the Lord’s Prayer in one hundred languages,” Adelung, John Christopher a learned German grammarian (?–1806)

Died: Almon, John a bookseller

Died: Barker, Robert an artist of great ingenuity

Died: Barthes De Marmorions, Paul Joseph a French physician and medical writer

Died: Boccherini, Lewis an eminent musical composer

Died: Cels, James Martin a French botanist

Died: Chapman, George LL. D. a learned schoolmaster in Scotland

“Elizabeth, ou les Exiles cle Siberia,” Cottin, Sophia De a French lady of considerable talents

“Human Life,” Cowper, William a very distinguished modern English poet

Died: Dalzell, Anthony Edin

“Quidquid ex Filangierio amavimus, quidquid mirati sumus, manet mansurumque est in animis hominum, in aeternitate temporum, famarerum.” Filangieri, Gaetano a celebrated Italian political writer

Died: Herbin, Augustus Francis Julian an able Oriental scholar

“Collections for the Town and Soke of Grantham,” Newton, Sir Isaac the most splendid genius that has yet adorned human nature (16431727)

Died: Oberlin, Jeremiah James an eminent classical scholar

“Curialia” Pegge, Samuel son of the preceding

“Medical Inquiries,” Rush, Benjamin an eminent American physician

Died: Sanchez, Peter Anthony a learned Spanish ecclesiastic

Died: Strack, Charles a very skilful German physician and writer

Died: Stubbs, Geokge a celebrated anatomist and painter of animals

Died: Thurlow, Edward Lord Thurlow

Died: Wakefield, Gilbert a distinguished classical scholar and critic

Died: Warton, Joseph an elegant scholar (17221800)

“Two Apologies, one for Christianity against Gibbon, and the other for the Bible against Paine, published together with two Sermons and a Charge in Defence of Revealed Religion,” Watson, Richard a late eminent and learned prelate