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July 6, 2022

Events

March 24 – Finland's oldest Christian organization Suomen Pipliaseura was founded in Turku. April 8 – Helsinki was elevated to the capital of the Grand Duchy of Finland. June 18 - The War of 1812 between the United States and Great Britain begins. The New York City Hall was completed. Old Finland and the county of Vyborg that was founded from it were merged into the Grand Duchy of Finland. In Finland, gypsies were made outlaws and ordered to work camps. The City Bank of New York was founded. Napoleon made an ill-fated campaign in Russia.

Born

January 8 – Sigismond Thalberg, Italian pianist and composer (d. 1871) January 9 – Eduard van der Nüll, Austrian architect (d. 1868) January 12 – Eugen von Knorring, Finnish jurist, senator and procurator (d. 1874) 15 January – Peter Christen Asbjørnsen, Norwegian writer, scientist and folktale collector (d. 1885) January 16 – Bernhard Indrenius, Finnish free lord and infantry general (d. 1884) 17 January – Ludwig Windthorst, German politician (d. 1891) 21 January – Moses Hess, German journalist, political writer and early socialist (d. 1875) January 25 – Krister Ludvig Reinhold Jägerskiöld, Finnish officer and parliamentarian (d. 1904) February 5 – Georges d'Anthès, French soldier and senator (d. 1895) 7 February – Charles Dickens, author (d. 1870) 8 February – Agenor Gołuchowski, Polish-Austrian politician and minister (d. 1875) 9 February – Josef Jiří Kolár, Czech playwright (d. 1896) February 11 – Alexander Stephens, American politician, governor of Georgia (d. 1883) February 14 – Alfred Thomas Agate, American painter and illustrator (d. 1846) February 16 – Henry Wilson, US senator and vice president (d. 1875) 18 February – Nils Johan Berlin, Swedish chemist (d. 1891) February 18 – Johan Niclas Cramér, Swedish teacher and writer (d. 1893) February 19 – Zygmunt Krasiński, Polish poet and playwright (d. 1859) 19 February – Lauro Rossi, Italian composer (d. 1885) February 21 – Frans Edvard Conradi, Finnish teacher (d. 1888) February 22 – Josef Plaseller, Austrian physician and stenographer (d. 1877) February 22 – John B. Weller, US Democratic politician and Governor of California (d. 1875) February 25 – Carl Christian Hall, Prime Minister of Denmark 1857–1859 and 1860–1863 (d. 1888) 28 February – Berthold Auerbach, German writer (d. 1882) March 1 – Augustus Pugin, British architect and author (d. 1852) March 2 – Carl Edvard Rotwitt, Prime Minister of Denmark 1859–1860 (d. 1860) 6 March – Bruno Hildebrand, German economist (d. 1878) March 7 – August Edvard Granfelt, Finnish vicar and member of parliament (d. 1899) March 23 – Kustaa Paturi, Finnish poet (d. 1868) March 25 – August Wilhelm Eklund, Finnish cartographer (d. 1837) April 5 – Vakhtang Orbeliani, Georgian poet and rebel leader (d. 1890) 6 April – Aaron Bernstein, German writer and newspaperman (d. 1884) April 6 – Aleksandr Herzen ("Iskander"), Russian writer and socialist thinker (d. 1870) April 14 – George Grey, English officer, explorer, governor and prime minister of New Zealand (d. 1898) April 15 – Théodore Rousseau, French painter, one of the founders of the Barbizon school (d. 1867) April 22 – James Dalhousie, British civil servant, Governor-General of India 1848–1856 (d. (1860) April 22 – Maria Kraftman, Finnish merchant and writer (d. 1884) April 26 - Alfred K