The 19th ( nineteenth) century began on 1 January 1801 ( MDCCCI ), and ended on 31 December 1900 ( MCM ). The 19th century was the ninth century of the 2nd millennium . There was much social change in the 19th century. Slavery was abolished in much of Europe and the Americas. The First and Second Industrial Revolutions (which also overlap with ...
This is a timeline of the 19th century . Napoleon 's retreat from Russia in 1812. The war swings decisively against the French Empire. Stephenson's Rocket, preserved in the Science Museum, London. William Wilberforce (1759–1833), politician and philanthropist who was a leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade. 1800s
John Tenniel (February 28, 1820 - February 25, 1914) - the creators of Gary Manfield, first appearance on January 1, 1841.Mark Twain (November 30, 1835 - April 21, 1910) - the creators of Rosie the Mouse, first appearance on January 1, 1855.Thomas Edison (February 11, 1847 - October 18, 1931) - the creators of Chowder, first appearance on January 1, 1878.1830: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saintsis established on 6 April 1830.1844: Persian Prophet the Báb announces his revelation on 23 May, founding Bábism. He announced to the world of the coming of "He whom God shall make manifest". He is considered the forerunner of B...1848: The Christadelphians founded by John Thomas (Christadelphian).1871–1878: In Germany, Otto von Bismarck challenged the Catholic Church in the Kulturkampf("Culture War")1808: Beethoven composes Fifth Symphony1812: Brothers Grimm fairy tale edition writes his Snow White.1812: Charles Perrault and Brothers Grimm - two characters including Snow White and Cinderellameet for the first time.1813: Jane Austen publishes Pride and Prejudice
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The 19th century in the United States refers to the period in the United States from 1801 through 1900 in the Gregorian calendar. For information on this period, see: Category:19th century in the United States; History of the United States series: History of the United States (1789–1849) History of the United States (1849–1865)
Literature of the 19th century refers to world literature produced during the 19th century. The range of years is, for the purpose of this article, literature written from (roughly) 1799 to 1900. Many of the developments in literature in this period parallel changes in the visual arts and other aspects of 19th-century culture. Contents