Decades: 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s - 1820s - 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s
Years: 1821 1822 1823 1824 1825 - 1826 - 1827 1828 1829 1830 1831
February 11 - London University is founded
April 1 - Samuel Morey patents the internal combustion engine.
September 3 - The USS Vincennes commanded by William Finch, leaves New York City to become first United States warship to circumnavigate globe.
Arts, Sciences, Literature and Philosophy
1826 in literature:
1826 in science
January 12 - William Chapman Rawlston, banker and financier
January 26 - Louis Favre, engineer Gotthard tunnel (+ 1879)
February 16 - Joseph Victor von Scheffel, poet (+ 1886)
February 16 - Julia Grant, First Lady, wife of President Ulysses S. Grant (+ 1902)
March 29 - Wilhelm Liebknecht, journalist and politician (+ 1900)
May 3 - King Charles XV of Sweden and Norway
May 4 - Frederic Edwin Church, painter
July 4 - Stephen Foster songwriter and poet, (+ 1864)
November 13 - Charles Frederick Worth couturier (+ 1895)
November 24 - Carlo Collodi, Italian writer, the creator of Pinocchio
July 4 - Thomas Jefferson.
July 4 - John Adams
Heads of states
Ottoman Empire - Mahmud II Sultan of the Ottoman Empire (1808-1839)
Prussia - Frederick William III King of Prussia (1797-1840)\n