1830 in France
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Events from the year 1830 in France.
- July 5 - France invades Algeria.
- July 17 - Barthélemy Thimonnier is granted a patent (#7454) for a sewing machine. It chain stitches at 200/minute.
- July 25 - Rioting breaks out in Paris against Charles X
- July 27–29 - "Three Glorious Days" - people in Paris rebel against the Ordinance of St. Cloud by king Charles X of France and clash against the National Guard - 1,800 rioters and 300 soldiers dead. King has to flee the capital. The July Revolution begins.
- August 2 - Abdication of King Charles X in favor of his grandson, Henry, Count of Chambord, who is not allowed to take the throne.
- August 9 - The Duke of Orleans becomes King Louis Philippe.
- August 13 - Louis Philippe appoints the Duc de Broglie as Prime Minister.
- November 2 - Jacques Laffitte succeeds the Duc de Broglie as Prime Minister.
Arts and literature
- 5 December - World premiere of Hector Berlioz's most famous work, Symphonie Fantastique, in Paris.
- First performance of Victor Hugo's Hernani which causes a riot in Paris.
- Publication of Stendhal's novel The Red and the Black (Le Rouge et le Noir).
- Eugène Delacroix's painting Liberty Leading the People commemorates the July Revolution.
- 10 July - Camille Pissarro, painter (died 1903)
- 8 September - Frédéric Mistral, poet, shared the Nobel Prize in literature in 1904 (died 1914).
- 17 December - Jules de Goncourt, writer (died 1870).
- 4 February - Marc Antoine de Beaumont, nobleman and solder (born 1763)
- 15 February - Antoine Marie Chamans, comte de Lavalette, soldier and politician (born 1769)
- 17 March - Laurent, Marquis de Gouvion Saint-Cyr, marshal (born 1764)
- 31 July - Joseph Philippe de Clairville, botanist and entomologist (born 1742)
- 30 August - Louis Henri, Prince of Condé (born 1756)
- 7 November - Joseph Barbanègre, soldier (born 1772)
- 29 November - Charles Simon Catel, composer and teacher (born 1773)