What Happened In May 1811 In History
Historical Events for May, 1811
- 14th » Paraguay: Pedro Juan Caballero (politician) e.g Pedro Juan Caballero, Fulgencio Yegros and José Gaspar Rodríguez de Francia start actions to depose the Spanish governor
- 15th » Paraguay declares independence from Spain.
- 16th » Peninsular War: The allies Spain, Portugal and United Kingdom, defeat the French at the Battle of Albuera.
- 18th » Battle of Las Piedras (1811) e.g Battle of Las Piedras: The first great military triumph of the revolution of the Río de la Plata in Uruguay led by José Artigas.
Famous Birthdays on May in 1811
- 11th » Chang and Eng Bunker, Thai-American conjoined twins (d. 1874)
- 11th » Jean-Jacques Challet-Venel, Swiss politician (d. 1893)
Famous Deaths for May 1811
- 4th » Nikolay Kamensky, Russian general (b. 1776)
- 28th » Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville, Scottish lawyer and politician, Secretary of State for War (b. 1742)
Year 1811 events in history for the month of May
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