Centuries: 18th century - 19th century - 20th century
Decades: 1820s  1830s  1840s  - 1850s -  1860s  1870s  1880s

Years: 1848 1849 1850 - 1851 - 1852 1853 1854
1851 in topic:
Subjects:     Archaeology - Architecture -
Art - Literature (Poetry) - Music - Science
Sports - Rail Transport
Countries:     Australia - Canada - France - Germany - Ireland - Mexico - New Zealand - Norway - South Africa - UK - USA
Leaders:   State leaders - Colonial governors
Category: Establishments - Disestablishments
Births - Marriages - Deaths

1851 (MDCCCLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Monday [1] of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar).

Events of 1851Edit

January - JuneEdit

Crystal Palace from the northeast from Dickinson's Comprehensive Pictures of the Great Exhibition of 1851. 1854

May 1: Great Exhibition in Hyde Park

July - SeptemberEdit

King Mongkut portrait

May 15: Rama IV crowned.

October - DecemberEdit


September 18: NYT is founded.


Ongoing eventsEdit


1851 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1851

Ab urbe condita 2604
Armenian calendar 1300
Bahá'í calendar 7 – 8
Buddhist calendar 2395
Coptic calendar 1567 – 1568
Ethiopian calendar 1843 – 1844
Hebrew calendar 5611 5612
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1906 – 1907
 - Shaka Samvat 1773 – 1774
 - Kali Yuga 4952 – 4953
Holocene calendar 11851
Iranian calendar 1229 – 1230
Islamic calendar 1267 – 1268
Japanese calendar Kaei 4

(嘉永 4年)

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2511
Julian calendar 1896
Korean calendar 4184
Thai solar calendar 2394

January - JuneEdit

July - DecemberEdit

See also 1851 births.


January - JuneEdit

July - DecemberEdit

People of the year 1851 at Familypedia

238 people were born in 1851

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
George Burton Adams (1851-1925)Calvin Carlton Adams (1813-1906)Emeline Nelson (1819-1884)
Hans Ahrendt (1851-1940)
Janet Algie (c1851-1940)William Algie (1813-1868)Janet Carslaw (c1818-1867)
Ellen Amos (1851-1942)William Amos (1812-1895)Elizabeth Blanch (1821-1910)
Thomas William Anlezark (1851-1893)John Anlezark (1812-1889)Mary Ann Doyle (1823-1852)
Jane Apps (1851-1921)William Apps (1822-1870)Mary Davis (1828-1880)
Frederick Arnold (c1851-1925)John Arnold (bef1851)Esther Shaw (bef1851)
Randall Huntington Arnold (1851-1902)Albert Arnold (1807-1881)Samantha Malvina (Lavinia) Huntington (1816-1888)
William Bacon (1851-1929)John Bacon (c1817-1866)Ann Maria Powers (c1812-1914)
Andrew Bailey (1851-1923)John Thomas Bailey (c1810-1890)Elizabeth Ann Prosser (1814-1885)
William Bailey (1851-1917)John Bailey (1797-1878)Ellen Perkins (1832-1896)
Alfred Baker (1851-1934)William Baker (1814-1898)Frances Friend (1826-1906)
Mary Ann Baker (1851-1881)Charles Baker (1814-1897)Maria Cramp (1829-1888)
Johannes Cornelis Bakker (1851-)Leendert Bakker (1825-1866)Gerarda van Steen (1822-1893)
Joseph Henry Barsden (1851-1901)Joseph Henry Barsden (1829-1852)Harriet May (1828-1866)
... further results

84 children were born to the 94 women born in 1851

133 people died in 1851

 FatherMotherAge at death
Abigail Abbe (1767-1851)John Abbe (1743-1832)Abial Averill (1738-1832)
James Williams Angell (1776-1851)Solomon Angell (1741-1806)Mary Tripp (1748-1819)75
George Arnold (1777-1851)Thomas Arnold (1730-1819)Hannah Randall (c1740-1819)74
Cropley Ashley-Cooper, 6th Earl of Shaftesbury (1768-1851)Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 4th Earl of Shaftesbury (1711-1771)Mary Bouverie (1730-1804)83
Simeon Baldwin (1761-1851)Ebenezer Baldwin (1710-1792)Bethiah Barker (1719-1762)90
Nahum Bigelow (1785-1851)Simeon Bigelow (1752-1837)Sarah Foster (1760-1789)66
Henrietta M Blackman (1807-1851)James Blackman (1759-1842)Elizabeth Harley (1765-1842)44
Mary Boosey (1788-1851)William Boosey (1757-1813)Hannah Merritt (1770-1852)63
Andrew Brown (1810-1851)Andrew Brown (1781-1859)Isabella Moodie (1784-1835)
Catherine Buckingham (1767-1851)William Buckingham (1734-1827)Jane Jones (1744-1826)
Obadiah Newcomb Bush (1797-1851)Timothy Bush (1766-1850)Lydia Newcomb (1763-1835)54
Samuel Herrick Butler (1785-1851)Nathaniel Butler (1761-1829)Sarah Herrick (1764-c1823)66
Mary Calvert (1793-1851)John Swayne Calvert (1762-1823)Mary McCurdy (1766-1815)
George Cameron (1794-1851)Donald Cameron (1750)Marcella Cumin (1753)57
Marie-Thérèse Charlotte de Bourbon (1778-1851)Louis XVI de Bourbon (1754-1793)Marie Antoinette von Habsburg-Lothringen (1755-1793)73
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12157 people lived in 1851

Adrianus Aalders (c1779-1861)Hendrik AaldersMaria van den Spek
Cornelis Aangeenbrug (1802-1861)Johannes Aangeenbrug (1773)Trijntje Johannesdr de Graaff (c1777)
Pieter Aangeenbrug (1834-1908)Cornelis Aangeenbrug (1802-1861)Geertje Pietersdr van der Neut (1801-c1835)
Hendrina Aarts (1805-1876)Godefridus Aarts (1778-1826)Elisabeth Damen (1787-1848)
Ashley Aartsen (1843-1920)Edward Aartsen (1810-1890)Janet Bennewitz (1813-1900)
Edward Aartsen (1810-1890)
Donatien Abadie (1820-1900)
Jean-Claude Abadie (1848-1930)Donatien Abadie (1820-1900)Clara Mermoz (1819-1903)
Rafael Abasolo (1849-1900)
Arsalina Abbadie (1822-1900)Jean-Luc Abbadie (1795-1840)Audrey Bidard (1799-1860)
Abigail Abbe (1767-1851)John Abbe (1743-1832)Abial Averill (1738-1832)
Cornelia Ariens Abbenes (1795-1858)Arien Ariensz Abbenes (c1740-1806)Antje Jacobs Krijnen (c1757-1814)
Abiel Abbot (1765-1859)Abiel Abbot (1741-1809)Dorcas Abbot (1744-1829)
Anne Wales Abbot (1808-1908)Abiel Abbot (1770-1828)Eunice Wales (1772-1831)
Elizabeth Abbot (1766-1853)John Abbot (1735-1818)Abigail Abbot (1734-1807)
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Events of the year 1851 at FamilypediaEdit

213 people were married in 1851.

 Joined with
Ann Emily Akehurst (-1862)Edgar Dawes (1820-1901)
Philo Washington Alden (1840-1920)Eliza Dutton (1839-1881)
Wiley Payne Allred (1818-1912)Sarah Elizabeth Zabriskie (1814-1851) + Elizabeth Ann Davies (1816-1887) + Johanna H Olsson (1834-1912) + Caroline Andrea Frederiksen (1840-1873)
William Jackson Allred (1827-1895)Leona Elizabeth Burton (1833-1909) + Elizabeth Boles (1833-1900)
Edward Gayer Andrews (1825-1907)Susan Matthews Hotchkiss (1827-1915)
Mary Jane Andrus (1832-1914)William Dorris Hendricks (1829-1909)
Milo Andrus (1814-1893)
Truman Osborn Angell (1810-1887)Polly Ann Johnson (1813-1876) + Susan Eliza Savage (1825-1893) + Mary Ann Johnson (1836-1906)
John Macquarie Antill (1822-1900)Jessie Hassall Campbell (1834-1917)
John Armstrong (1829-1907)Ann Cameron (1826-1859)+Frances Agincourt West (?-?)
Jane Elizabeth Arndell (1827-1897)George Andrew Loder (1826-1913)
Thomas Arndell (1825-1907)Mary Hall (1829-1894)
Adelheid Marie von Anhalt-Dessau (1833-1916)Adolf I. von Luxemburg (1817-1905)
Karel Banté (c1823-1898)Marrigje Kruisdijk (c1827-1902)
Patty Bartlett (1795-1892)David Sessions (1790-1850) + Joseph Smith (1805-1844) + John Parry (1789-1868)
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There were 0 military battles in 1851.

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  1. ^ "Calendar in year 1851 (Russia)" (Julian calendar, starting Tuesday), webpage: Julian-1851 (Russia used the Julian calendar until 1919).

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