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Millennium: 2nd millennium
1809 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1809
Ab urbe condita2562
Armenian calendar1258
Assyrian calendar6559
Balinese saka calendar1730–1731
Bengali calendar1216
Berber calendar2759
British Regnal year49 Geo. 3 – 50 Geo. 3
Buddhist calendar2353
Burmese calendar1171
Byzantine calendar7317–7318
Chinese calendar戊辰年 (Earth Dragon)
4505 or 4445
    — to —
己巳年 (Earth Snake)
4506 or 4446
Coptic calendar1525–1526
Discordian calendar2975
Ethiopian calendar1801–1802
Hebrew calendar5569–5570
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1865–1866
 - Shaka Samvat1730–1731
 - Kali Yuga4909–4910
Holocene calendar11809
Igbo calendar809–810
Iranian calendar1187–1188
Islamic calendar1223–1224
Japanese calendarBunka 6
Javanese calendar1735–1736
Julian calendarGregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar4142
Minguo calendar103 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar341
Thai solar calendar2351–2352
Tibetan calendar阳土龙年
(male Earth-Dragon)
1935 or 1554 or 782
    — to —
(female Earth-Snake)
1936 or 1555 or 783
January 16: Battle of Corunna

1809 (MDCCCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar, the 1809th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 809th year of the 2nd millennium, the 9th year of the 19th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1800s decade. As of the start of 1809, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.



February 11: Robert Fulton patents steamboat



Lord Castlereagh by Thomas Lawrence. The Irish politician fought a duel with his colleague George Canning on Putney Heath.


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Louis Braille
Edgar Allan Poe
Felix Mendelssohn
Abraham Lincoln
Charles Darwin
Georges-Eugène Haussmann


Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Kit Carson
Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
William Gladstone

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Joseph Haydn
Thomas Paine
Daniel Lambert


Matthew Boulton


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