1813

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May 21, 2022

1813 was a free year.

Events

January

January 1 - January 2 - Assembly in Kragujevac (1813)

February

February 3 - A rebel army under Jose de San Martino defeats the Spanish army at the Battle of San Lorenzo.

March

March 10 - For the first time, the German military decoration Iron Cross is awarded.

April

May

May 2 - Battle of Licens (1813) May 20 - May 21 - Battle of Bautzen

Jun

June 21 - At the Battle of Vitoria, the British army, led by the Duke of Wellington, defeats the forces of Napoleon's brother Joseph, King of Spain.

Jul

July 15 - A major Turkish offensive begins on all fronts. The Bosnian vizier attacked from the west with about 100,000 soldiers. The Turkish army broke the resistance of the Serbs on the Morava, Drina and Timok.

August

August 23 - Battle of Grossberen August 27 - At the Battle of Dresden, Napoleon Bonaparte defeats a combined Austrian, Russian, and Prussian force of 200,000 with 130,000 troops. August 30 - A joint Prussian-Austrian-Russian army defeats the French army at the Battle of Kulm.

September

September 6 - Battle of Denevica September 17 - Second Battle of Kulm

October

October 7 - The fall of Belgrade into Turkish hands quells the First Serbian Uprising. October 19 - The Battle of the Peoples near Leipzig ends, in which the united armies of several European countries, led by Russia, Prussia and Austria, defeat Napoleon and force him to withdraw across the Rhine.

Birth

April

April 23 - Stephen Douglas, US senator and presidential candidate

May

May 22 - Richard Wagner, German composer. († 1883)

August

November 13 - Petar II Petrovic Njegos, poet, ruler of Montenegro and bishop. († 1851)

Deaths

April

April 10 - Joseph Louis Lagrange, Italian-French mathematician and astronomer April 28 - Mikhail Kutuzov, Russian general

Jul

July 20 - Hajduk Veljko, Serbian Hajduk and insurgent. (* 1780)

August

October 19 - Jozef Poniatowski, Polish general and French marshal

December

Unknown date - Anta Bogicevic, Serbian duke. (* 1758)

Memorial Days

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