1828


1828

The year 1828 (MDCCCXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Sunday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar).

Events of 1828

January - March


* January 4 - France: The Vicomte de Martignac succeeds the Comte de Villèle as Prime Minister of France.
* January 22 - UK: The Duke of Wellington succeeds Lord Goderich as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

April - June

* April 11 - Bahia Blanca is founded.
* May 26 - Feral child: Kaspar Hauser is discovered in Nuremberg, Germany.
* June 23 - Portugal: King Miguel I overthrows his niece Queen Maria II, beginning the Liberal Wars.

July - September

* August 11 - William Corder is hanged at Bury St. Edmunds, England, for the murder of Maria Marten at the Red Barn a year ago.
* August 27 - South America: Brazil and Argentina recognize the independence of Uruguay.
* September 29 - Russo-Turkish War, 1828-1829: Varna is taken by the Russian army.

October - December

* December 3 - U.S. presidential election: Andrew Jackson is elected President of the United States.

Undated

* Science: Friedrich Wöhler synthesizes Urea, disproving a cornerstone of vitalism.
* Treaty of Turkmenchay: Russia captures Eastern Armenia from Persia.
* 1828 Siamese-Lao War: Siam invades and sacks Vientiane.
* A typhoon kills approximately 10,000 in Kyūshū, Japan.
* 32,000 Angolans are sold in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Births

January - June


* February 8 - Jules Verne, French author (d. 1905)
* March 18 - William Randal Cremer, English politician and pacifist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1908)
* March 20 - Henrik Ibsen, Norwegian playwright (d. 1906)
* May 8 - Jean Henri Dunant, Swiss founder of the Red Cross, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1910)
* May 8 - Sharbel Makhluf, Lebanese monk canonized in 1977 by Pope Paul VI (d. 1898)
* May 12 - Dante Gabriel Rossetti, English poet and painter (d. 1882)

July - December


* July 9 - Luigi Oreglia di Santo Stefano, Italian Catholic churchman (d. 1913)
* August 6 - Andrew Taylor Still, father of osteopathy (d. 1917)
* August 17 - Maria Deraismes, French feminist (d. 1894)
* September 8- Joshua Chamberlain, leader of the 20th Maine during the American Civil War, Governor of Maine, President of Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine
**Clarence Cook, American art critic and writer (d. 1900)
* September 9 (O.S. August 28) - Leo Tolstoy, Russian writer (d. 1910)
* October 20 - Horatio Spafford, author of the hymn "It is Well with my Soul" (d. 1888)
* October 31 - Joseph Swan, English physicist and chemist (d. 1914)
* December 8 - Clinton B. Fisk, American temperance movement leader (d. 1890)

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Deaths

January - June


* January 10 - François de Neufchâteau, French statesman and intellectual figure (b. 1750)
* March 12 - Jack Randall, early boxing champion
* April 16 - Francisco Goya, Spanish painter (b. 1746)
* May 8 - Mauro Giuliani, Italian composer (b. 1781)
* May 16 - William Congreve, British rocket pioneer (b. 1772)
* May 28 - Daikokuya Kōdayū, Japanese castaway (b. 1751)
* June 21 - Leandro Fernández de Moratín, dramatist and poet (b. 1760)

July - December

* July 15 - Jean Antoine Houdon, French sculptor (b. 1741)
* July 21 - Charles Manners-Sutton, Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 1755)
* September 20 - George Bethune English, American explorer and writer (b. 1797)
* September 22 - Shaka, the most influential leader of the Zulu Empire (b. 1787)
* November 5 - Sophie Marie Dorothea of Württemberg, Empress of Paul I of Russia (b. 1759)
* November 19 - Franz Schubert, Austrian composer (b. 1797)
* December 4 - Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1770)
* December 22
**William Hyde Wollaston, English chemist (b. 1766)
**Rachel Donelson Robards Jackson, wife of U.S. President Andrew Jackson (b. 1767)

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