Timeline # 2: Romantic Era Through the Present

Early Romantic Era

1st Russian university opens

1755

Treaty of Paris is ratified

1784

The Revolutionary War officially ends

Gioachino Rossini born and dies

1792 - 1868

Nationality: Italian

Franz Schubert born and dies

1797 - 1826

Nationality: Austrian

Hector Berlioz born and dies

1803 - 1869

Nationality: French

louisiana purchase

1803

Alexander Hamilton Dies

1804

Alexander Hamilton dies after being shot the previous day by Vice President Aaron Burr in a duel at Weehawken, New Jersey.

Chopin born and dies

1810 - 1849

Nationality: Polish

Robert Schumann born and dies

1810 - 1856

Nationality: German

Franz Liszt born and dies

1811 - 1886

Nationality: Hungarian

Giuseppe Verdi born and dies

1813 - 1901

Nationality: Italian

Karl Marx is born

1818

Clara Schumann born and dies

1819 - 1896

Nationality: German

Late Romantic Era

Wilhelm Wagner born and dies

1813 - 1883

Nationality: German

Napoleon was defeated at Waterloo

1815

He was exiled to St. Helena

Bedrich Smetana born and dies

1824 - 1884

Nationality: Austrian

1826 Joseph-Nicéphore Niepce takes the world's first photograph

1826

Johannes Brahms born and dies

1833 - 1897

Nationality: German

Tchaikovsky born and dies

1840 - 1893

Nationality: Russian

Edvard Grieg born and dies

1843 - 1907

Nationality: Norwegian

Giacomo Puccini born and dies

1858 - 1924

Nationality: Italian

Gustav Mahler born and dies

1860 - 1911

Nationality: Austrian

American Civil War Starts

1861

Claude Debussy born and dies

1862 - 1918

Nationality: French

Richard Strauss

1864 - 1949

Nationality: German

US purchased Alaska from Russia

1867

First Transcontinental Railroad completed in US

1869

Joseph Ravel born and dies

1875 - 1937

Nationality: Swiss

Early 20th Century

New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art opens

1872

Arnold Schonberg born and dies

1875 - 1951

Nationality: Austrian

Béla Bartók born and dies

1881 - 1945

Nationality: Hungarian

Igor Stravinsky born and dies

1882 - 1971

Nationality: Russia

Thomas Stevens is 1st man to bicycle around the world

1887

Carl Orff born and dies

1895 - 1982

Nationality: German

George Gershwin born and dies

1898 - 1937

Nationality: American

Edward Ellington born and dies

1899 - 1974

Nationality: American

Aaron Copland born and dies

1900 - 1990

Nationality: American

Gustave Charpentiers opera "Louise," premieres in Paris

1900

Late 20th Century/ Early 21st Century

Ford Motor Company is founded by Henry Ford

1903

John Cage is born and dies

1912 - 1992

Nationality: American

Leonard Bernstein is born and dies

1918 - 1990

Nationality: American

World War I Ends

1918

stock market crash

1929

Arvo Part is born

1935

Nationality: Estonian

Stephen Reich Born

1936

Nationality: American

Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat

1955

My mom was born

1961

Jennifer Higdon born

1962

Nationality: American

Rick Springfield's "Jessie's Girl is Released"

1981

I was born

1995