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 +[[Image:The Raft of the Medusa (1818-19, Le Radeau de la Méduse) is a painting by the French painter Théodore Géricault.jpg|thumb|left|200px|''[[The Raft of the Medusa]]'' (1819) by [[Théodore Géricault]]]]
 +[[Image:El Lazarillo de Tormes de Goya.jpg|thumb|200px|''[[Lazarillo de Tormes]]'' ([[1808]]-[[1812|12]]) by [[Francisco de Goya]]]]
 +[[Image:Eruption of Vesuvius (Turner).jpg|thumb|right|200px|''[[Eruption of Vesuvius]]'' ([[1817]]) by [[William Turner]], an eruption of [[Vesuvius]]]]
[[Image:Wanderer.jpg|thumb|200px|''[[Wanderer above the Sea of Fog]]'' ([[1818]]) by [[Caspar David Friedrich]]]] [[Image:Wanderer.jpg|thumb|200px|''[[Wanderer above the Sea of Fog]]'' ([[1818]]) by [[Caspar David Friedrich]]]]
-[[Image:Horrors of war by Goya.jpg|thumb|right|200px|''[[Disasters of War]]'' ([[1810s]]) by [[Francisco de Goya]] 
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-<small>With the early 19th century ''[[Disasters of War]]'', Goya continued a tradition set in motion by French 17th artist [[Jacques Callot]] with his ''[[The Miseries and Disasters of War]]'', both of them criticizing the [[horrors of war]] in their art]] 
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-[[Image:Jupiter_and_Thetis.jpg|thumb|right|200px|''[[Jupiter and Thetis (Ingres)|Jupiter and Thetis]]'' ([[1811]]) by [[Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres|Ingres]], [[Thetis]] is depicted in the painting by [[Ingres]] as [[pleading]] at the knees of [[Zeus]]: "She sank to the ground beside him, put her left arm round his knees, raised her right hand to touch his chin, and so made her [[petition]] to the [[Zeus|Royal Son of Cronos]]" (''[[Iliad]]'', I).]] 
[[Image:Francisco de Goya y Lucientes 023.jpg|thumb|200px|''[[The Third of May 1808]]'' ([[1814]]) by [[Francisco de Goya]]]] [[Image:Francisco de Goya y Lucientes 023.jpg|thumb|200px|''[[The Third of May 1808]]'' ([[1814]]) by [[Francisco de Goya]]]]
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== Art and culture == == Art and culture ==
 +*''[[The Great Odalisque]]'' (1814) Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres
 +*''[[Saturn Devouring His Son]]'' (1819) - Francisco de Goya
*''[[Disasters of War]]'' by Goya *''[[Disasters of War]]'' by Goya
 +*''[[Jupiter and Thetis (Ingres)|Jupiter and Thetis]]'' (1811) by Ingres
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 +=== Literature===
 +[[Lord Byron]], regarded as one of the greatest British poets and remains widely read and influential, wrote his most well-known work during this decade. Amongst Byron's works are the brief poems ''[[She Walks in Beauty]]'', ''When We Two Parted'', and ''[[So, we'll go no more a roving]]'', in addition to the [[narrative]] poems ''[[Childe Harold's Pilgrimage]]'' and ''[[Don Juan (Byron)|Don Juan]]''.
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 +Other events in literature:
 +* [[December 20]], 1812 - The first volume of [[Grimm's Fairy Tales]] is published.
 +* [[January 28]], 1813 &ndash; [[Jane Austen]]'s ''[[Pride and Prejudice]]'' is published.
 +* [[September]], 1813 &ndash; [[Robert Southey]] becomes Poet Laureate of Britain.
 +* 1814: [[Sir Walter Scott]] writes ''[[Waverley (novel)|Waverley]]''.
 +* 1817: [[Samuel Taylor Coleridge]] publishes ''[[Biographia Literaria]]''.
 +* [[January 1]], 1818 &ndash; [[Mary Shelley]]'s ''[[Frankenstein]]'' is published.
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 +===Theater===
 +* 1818: [[Old Vic]] founded (''as Royal Coburg Hall'').
 +
 +===Music===
 +* [[April 27]], 1810 &ndash; [[Ludwig van Beethoven|Beethoven]] composes his famous piano piece, ''[[Für Elise]]''.
 +* [[January 24]], 1813 &ndash; The Philharmonic Society founded in London (later the [[Royal Philharmonic Society]]).
 +* [[February 20]], 1816 &ndash; [[Gioachino Rossini]]'s ''[[The Barber of Seville]]'' debuts at [[Largo di Torre Argentina|Teatro Argentina]], with a ''fiasco''.
 +* [[December 24]], 1818 &ndash; ''[[Silent Night (song)|Silent Night]]'' composed by [[Franz Gruber (musician)|Franz Xaver Gruber]] and [[Josef Mohr]].
 +
 +===Other===
 +* [[November 10]], 1810 &ndash; [[Berners Street Hoax]]: [[Theodore Hook]] manages to attract dozens of people to 54 Berners Street in [[London]].
 +* The start of the [[Romantic era]], which lasts until the mid-to-late [[1850s]] and the beginning of the [[Victorian era]].
 +* 1817: [[Elgin Marbles]] are displayed in the [[British Museum]].
 +* 1818: The first edition of the [[Farmer's Almanac]] is published.
 +===Year Without a Summer===
 +
 +* April 5&ndash;April 12, 1815 &ndash; [[1815 eruption of Mount Tambora|the eruption of Mount Tambora]] in the [[Dutch East Indies]] blows its top explosively during an eruption, killing upwards of 92,000 and propelling thousands of tons of aerosols into the upper atmosphere ([[stratosphere]]). The following year (1816) becomes known as "[[Year Without a Summer]]", as the high level gases reflect sunlight and cause the widespread cooling (known as a [[volcanic winter]]) and heavy rains, snows in June and July in the northern hemisphere, and widespread crop failures.
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== Births == == Births ==
- +*[[Alfred de Musset]] (1810 - 1857)
 +*[[Théophile Gautier]] (1811 - 1872)
 +*[[Richard Wagner]] (1813 - 1883)
 +*[[Charles Dickens]] (1812 - 1870)
 +*[[Sheridan Le Fanu]] (1814 - 1873)
 +*[[Karl Marx]] (1818 - 1883)
 +*[[Gustave Courbet]] (1819 - 1877)
 +*[[John Ruskin]] (1819 - 1900)
 +*[[Herman Melville]] (1819 - 1891)
 +*[[Jacques Offenbach]] (1819 - 1880)
 + 
==Deaths == ==Deaths ==
 +==See also==
 +*[[Concert of Europe]]
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Literature

Lord Byron, regarded as one of the greatest British poets and remains widely read and influential, wrote his most well-known work during this decade. Amongst Byron's works are the brief poems She Walks in Beauty, When We Two Parted, and So, we'll go no more a roving, in addition to the narrative poems Childe Harold's Pilgrimage and Don Juan.

Other events in literature:

Theater

  • 1818: Old Vic founded (as Royal Coburg Hall).

Music

Other

Year Without a Summer

  • April 5–April 12, 1815 – the eruption of Mount Tambora in the Dutch East Indies blows its top explosively during an eruption, killing upwards of 92,000 and propelling thousands of tons of aerosols into the upper atmosphere (stratosphere). The following year (1816) becomes known as "Year Without a Summer", as the high level gases reflect sunlight and cause the widespread cooling (known as a volcanic winter) and heavy rains, snows in June and July in the northern hemisphere, and widespread crop failures.

Births

Deaths

See also




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