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Events and Trends
- Dutch-speaking farmers known as Voortrekkers emigrate northwards from the Cape Colony.
- Croquet invented in Ireland
- Emperor Francis II (Austria)
- Emperor Ferdinand I (Austria)
- Chancellor Klemens Wenzel von Metternich (Austria)
- King Louis-Philippe (France)
- Pope Gregory XVI
- Emperor Nicholas I (Russia)
- King William IV (United Kingdom)
- Queen Victoria (United Kingdom)
- Prime Minister Lord Grey (United Kingdom)
- Prime Minister Lord Melbourne (United Kingdom)
- President Andrew Jackson (United States)
- President Martin Van Buren (United States)