Decades: 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s - 1820s - 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s
Years: 1824 1825 1826 1827 1828 - 1829 - 1830 1831 1832 1833 1834
January 19 - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's Faust premieres
March 4 - Andrew Jackson succeeds John Quincy Adams as the President of the United States of America.
March 22 - Greece receives autonomy from the Ottoman Empire. This effectively ends the Greek War of Independence. Greece continues to seek full independence through diplomatic negotiations with the Empire as well as with Russia, France and Britain.
June 10 - Oxford University win the first Boat Race.
July 23 - In the United States, William Burt patents the first typewriter.
August 8 - The Prince de Polignac succeeds the Vicomte de Martignac as Prime Minister of France.
September 16 - Treaty of Adrianople ends the Russo-Turkish War. Russia gains territory at the mouth of the Danube and along the eastern coast of the Black Sea.
October - George Stephenson's steam locomotive, The Rocket, wins The Rainhill Trials held near Liverpool.
December 4 - In the face of fierce opposition, British Lord William Bentinck carries a regulation declaring that all who abetted suttee in India were guilty of culpable homicide.
Peel's Metropolitan Police Act.
Religious freedom restored in Ireland (see History of Ireland)
typewriter is patented
The last of the HMS Bounty mutineers dies at Pitcairn Island.
Year in topic
1829 in literature
1829 in science
January 3 - Konrad Duden, philologist (+ 1911)
January 21 - King Oscar II of Sweden and Norway
February 2 - Alfred Brehm, zoologist (+ 1884)
February 11 - William Anderson Pile Bvt Major General (Union volunteers).
February 26 - Levi Strauss, clothing designer (+ 1902)
March 16 - Sully Prudhomme, laureate of the first Nobel Prize in Literature in 1901
May 5 - Shusaku Honinbo, Go player (+ 1862)
September 7 - Friedrich August Kekulé von Stradonitz, chemist (benzene ring)
November 28 - Anton Rubinstein, pianist and composer
April 6 - Niels Henrik Abel, norwegian mathematician
May 17 - John Jay, first Chief Justice of the United States
May 29 - Sir Humphry Davy, British chemist
Heads of state in 1829
Ottoman Empire - Mahmud II Sultan of the Ottoman Empire (1808-1839)
Prussia - Frederick William III King of Prussia (1797-1840)\n