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1809 was 62 years before the founding of the City of Birmingham and 10 years before Alabama became a state.



In 1809, James Madison succeeded Thomas Jefferson as President. Ecuador declared independence from Spain. The Finnish War between Sweden and Russia ended.

Notable births in 1809 included inventor Louis Braille; writer Edgar Allan Poe; composer Felix Mendelssohn; President Abraham Lincoln; naturalist Charles Darwin; poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson; physican and poet Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr; and frontiersman Kit Carson. Notable deaths included composer Joseph Haydn, revolutionary writer Thomas Paine, manufacturer Matthew Boulton, and explorer Meriwether Lewis.

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