- 1829 in Ireland
13 April- Catholic EmancipationAct becomes law, thanks to Daniel O'Connelland the Catholic Association[cite book | last=Moody, TW & Martin, FX (eds)| year=1967 |title=The Course of Irish History | publisher=The Mercier Press | location=Cork, Ireland | pages=p 255] .
16 February- Matthew Cooke, economic entomologist in California(d.1887).
10 May- John Joseph Hogan, first Bishop of the Dioceses of Saint Joseph, Missouriand Kansas City, Missouri(d.1913).
15 May- Alexander Martin Sullivan, journalist, politician and lawyer (d.1884).
3 August- Henry Benedict Medlicott, geologist (d.1905).
5 August- William Coffey, soldier, recipient of the Victoria Crossfor gallantry in 1855 at Sebastopol, the Crimea(d.1875).
20 November- Charles Graham Halpine, journalist, editor and author (d.1868).
29 December- Ulick Joseph Bourke, scholar and writer who founded the Gaelic Union(d.1887).
Full date unknown
Thomas Kingsmill Abbott, scholar and educator (d.1913).
*Thomas Henry Burke, Permanent Under Secretary at the Irish Office, assassinated in the
Phoenix Park Murders(d.1882). [ [http://www.oxforddnb.com/index/101004027/ Thomas Burke : Oxford Biography Index entry] ]
James Owens, soldier, recipient of the Victoria Crossfor gallantry in 1854 at Sebastopol, in the Crimea(d.1901).
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