What Happened In May 1822 In History
Historical Events for May, 1822
- 16th » Greek War of Independence: The Turkey named Turks capture the Greek town of Souli.
- 24th » Battle of Pichincha: Antonio José de Sucre secures the independence of the Presidency of Quito.
Famous Birthdays on May in 1822
- 4th » Charles Boucher de Boucherville, Canadian politician, 3rd Premier of Quebec (d. 1915)
- 13th » Francis, Duke of Cádiz (d. 1902)
- 18th » Mathew Brady, American photographer (d. 1896)
- 20th » Frédéric Passy, French economist, Nobel Peace Prize or Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1912)
- 26th » Edmond de Goncourt, French author and critic, founded the Académie Goncourt (d. 1896)
Famous Deaths for May 1822
- 8th » John Stark, American general (b. 1728)
- 17th » Armand-Emmanuel de Vignerot du Plessis, Duc de Richelieu, French politician, 2nd Prime Minister of France (b. 1766)
Year 1822 events in history for the month of May
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