Decades: 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s - 1830s - 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s
Years: 1828 1829 1830 1831 1832 - 1833 - 1834 1835 1836 1837 1838
January 3 - Britain seizes control of the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic.
September 29 - The infant Isabella II becomes Queen of Spain, under the regency of her mother, Maria Cristina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies. Her uncle Don Carlos, Conde de Molina challenges her claim, beginning the First Carlist War.
Charles Babbage described his Analytical engine. (see also History of computing hardware)
The dawn of biochemistry : discovery of the first enzyme, diastase, by Anselme Payen.
The British Parliament passes the Slavery Abolition Act giving all slaves in the British Empire their freedom.
Arts, Sciences, Literature and Philosophy
1833 in literature:
1833 in science
February 11 - Melville Weston Fuller 8th chief justice of the United States.
February 28 - Alfred von Schlieffen, German field marshal (+ 1913)
May 7 - Johannes Brahms, composer (+ 1897)
July 27 - Thomas George Bonney (+ 1923), Alps geologist
October 21 - Alfred Nobel, inventor of dynamite, creator of the Nobel Prize
November 9 - Émile Gaboriau, writer (+ 1873)
November 12 - Alexander Borodin, composer
December 20 - Dr. Samuel Mudd, doctor to John Wilkes Booth
Roy, Ram Mohan
July 2 - Gervasio Antonio de Posadas, Argentine leader
September 29 - King Ferdinand VII of Spain
Heads of states
Ottoman Empire - Mahmud II Sultan of the Ottoman Empire (1808-1839)
Prussia - Frederick William III King of Prussia (1797-1840)