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1813 was 58 years before the founding of the City of Birmingham and six years before Alabama became a state.





In 1813, the Philharmonic Society was founded in London (later the Royal Philharmonic Society). Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice was published. James Madison began his second term as President. The War of 1812 between the United States and the British Empire continued, as did the Napoleonic Wars in Europe.

Notable births in 1813 included Sir Henry Bessemer (namesake of Bessemer), John C. Frémont, David Livingstone, Stephen A. Douglas, Richard Wagner, Henry Ward Beecher, and Giuseppe Verdi. Notable deaths included Zebulon Pike, Charles Middleton, Tecumseh, and Empress Go-Sakuramachi of Japan.

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