Trafalgar square got it's name from the "battle of Trafalgar", a british naval victory of the war over france in 1805. George Ledwell Taylor suggested the name "Trafalgar Square" after it was about to be named "King William The Fourth's Square". This city was completed in 1845 when in the 1820's John Nash and others reconstructed the area and gave it the architectural look and design. In the nineteenth century the King's Mews took up most of Trafalgar square. Trafalgar square was also famous for their large amount of pigeons. Most people would join in on the activity of feeding them. The Mayor Ken Livingstone finally stopped this action in 2003. Trafalgar Square has many uses. Some of the uses are New Year events, Christmas celebrations, Political demonstrations, Sport events like Olympics and Many other things such as Royal weddings.