Romantic Era

Events

Rossini, 1792-1868, Italy

1792 - 1868

Schubert, 1797-1826, Austria

1797 - 1826

US Capital moved to Washington DC, 1800

1800

Louisiana Purchase, 1803

1803

Berlioz, 1803-1869, France

1803 - 1869

Alexander Hamilton dies, 1804

1804

Lewis and Clark Expedition Departs, 1804

1804

Chopin, 1810-1849, Poland

1810 - 1849

Schumann, 1810-1856, Germany

1810 - 1856

Liszt, 1811-1886, Hungary

1811 - 1886

War of 1812 Begins, 1812

1812

Wagner, 1813-1883, Germany

1813 - 1883

Verdi, 1813-1901, Italy

1813 - 1901

Napoleon Defeated at Waterloo, 1815

1815

Smetana, 1824-1884, Sweden

1824 - 1884

Brahms, 1833-1897, Hamburg

1833 - 1897

Texas declares independence from Mexico, 1835

1835

Grieg, 1843-1907, Norway

1843 - 1907

Dred Scott Supreme Court Decision, 1857

1857

Lincoln elected President, 1860

1860

Debussy, 1862-1918, France

1862 - 1918

Lincoln dies, 1864

1864

Ravel, 1875-1937, France

1875 - 1937