1815 (MDCCCXV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar, the 1815th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 815th year of the 2nd millennium, the 15th year of the 19th century, and the 6th year of the 1810s decade. As of the start of 1815, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
1815 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1815
Ab urbe condita2568
Armenian calendar1264
Assyrian calendar6565
Balinese saka calendar1736–1737
Bengali calendar1222
Berber calendar2765
British Regnal year55 Geo. 3 – 56 Geo. 3
Buddhist calendar2359
Burmese calendar1177
Byzantine calendar7323–7324
Chinese calendar甲戌年 (Wood Dog)
4512 or 4305
    — to —
乙亥年 (Wood Pig)
4513 or 4306
Coptic calendar1531–1532
Discordian calendar2981
Ethiopian calendar1807–1808
Hebrew calendar5575–5576
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1871–1872
 - Shaka Samvat1736–1737
 - Kali Yuga4915–4916
Holocene calendar11815
Igbo calendar815–816
Iranian calendar1193–1194
Islamic calendar1230–1231
Japanese calendarBunka 12
Javanese calendar1741–1742
Julian calendarGregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar4148
Minguo calendar97 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar347
Thai solar calendar2357–2358
Tibetan calendar阳木狗年
(male Wood-Dog)
1941 or 1560 or 788
    — to —
(female Wood-Pig)
1942 or 1561 or 789
February 26: Napoleon Bonaparte escapes from Elba

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June 9: The Final Act of the Congress of Vienna is signed.

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June 18: Battle of Waterloo

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  • August 2Napoleonic Wars: Representatives of the United Kingdom, Austria, Russia and Prussia sign a convention at Paris, declaring that Napoleon Bonaparte is "their prisoner" and that "His safe keeping is entrusted to the British Government." [4]
  • August 7Napoleonic Wars: Napoleon is transferred to HMS Northumberland, to begin his forced and final second exile, on the remote island of Saint Helena in the South Atlantic Ocean.[5]

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Births edit

January–June edit

Edward Clark

July–December edit

Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Ada Lovelace

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Deaths edit

January–June edit

Emma, Lady Hamilton
José de Córdoba y Ramos
William Howe De Lancey

July–December edit

John Singleton Copley

References edit

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