|Centuries:||18th century – 19th century – 20th century|
|Decades:||1800s 1810s 1820s – 1830s – 1840s 1850s 1860s|
|Years:||1829 1830 1831 – 1832 – 1833 1834 1835|
|1832 in topic:|
|Archaeology – Architecture – Art – Literature – Music|
|Australia – Brazil - Canada – Denmark - France – Germany – Mexico – Norway - Philippines - Portugal– Russia - South Africa – Spain - Sweden - United Kingdom – United States|
|Rail Transport – Science – Sports|
|Lists of leaders|
|Colonial Governors – State leaders|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishments and disestablishments categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Ab urbe condita||2585|
|British Regnal year||2 Will. 4 – 3 Will. 4|
|Chinese calendar||辛卯年 (Metal Rabbit)
4528 or 4468
— to —
壬辰年 (Water Dragon)
4529 or 4469
|- Vikram Samvat||1888–1889|
|- Shaka Samvat||1753–1754|
|- Kali Yuga||4932–4933|
|Japanese calendar||Tenpō 3
|Julian calendar||Gregorian minus 12 days|
|Minguo calendar||80 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||2374–2375|
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1832 (MDCCCXXXII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (dominical letter AG) of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Friday (dominical letter CB) of the Julian calendar, the 1832nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 832nd year of the 2nd millennium, the 32nd year of the 19th century, and the 3rd year of the 1830s decade. As of the start of 1832, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1918.
- February 9 – The Florida Legislative Council grants a city charter for Jacksonville, Florida.
- February 12
- March 24 – In Hiram, Ohio, a group of men beat, tar and feather Mormon leader Joseph Smith.
- April 6 – United States: The Black Hawk War begins.
- May 7 – The Treaty of London creates an independent Kingdom of Greece. Otto of Wittelsbach, Prince of Bavaria, is chosen King. Thus begins the history of modern Greece.
- May 11 – Greece is recognized as a sovereign nation; the Treaty of Constantinople ends the Greek War of Independence in July.
- May 10 – The Egyptians, aided by Maronites, seize Acre from the Ottoman Empire after a 7-month siege.
- May 24 – Francois Arban, early French balloonist makes his 1st ascent.
- May 30
- June 5–6 – France: June Rebellion, anti-monarchist riots, chiefly by students, in Paris.
- June 7 – The Reform Act becomes law in the United Kingdom.
- July 2 – André-Michel Guerry presents his Essay on moral statistics of France, to the French Academy of Sciences, a significant step in the founding of empirical social science.
- July 4 – Durham University is founded in the north of England by act of Parliament given royal assent by King William IV.
- July 9 – Commissioner of Indian Affairs post created within the United States Department of War.
- July 10 – United States Survey of the Coast revived (with Department of the Treasury).
- August 2 – Bad Axe Massacre ends the last major Native American rebellion east of the Mississippi in the U.S.
- August 7 – William Howley, Archbishop of Canterbury, has his coach attacked by an angry mob on his first official visit to Canterbury because of his opposition to the Reform Act in the United Kingdom.
- August 17 – China ceases production of iron shuriken.
- August 27 – Black Hawk (Sauk leader) surrenders to the United States authorities, ending the Black Hawk War.
- September – Belvedere College, Dublin, is founded by the order of the Jesuit Society of Ireland.
- November 14 – Charles Carroll, the last surviving signer of the Declaration of Independence dies at his home in Maryland at age 95.
- November 21 – Wabash College, a small, private, liberal arts college for men, is founded.
- December 3 – U.S. presidential election, 1832: Andrew Jackson is re-elected president.
- December 4 – Battle of Antwerp: The last remaining Dutch enforcement, the citadel, is under French attack.
- December 21 – Battle of Konya: The Egyptians defeat the main Ottoman army in central Anatolia.
- December 23 – The Siege of Antwerp ends with the Netherlands losing the city.
- George Catlin starts to live among the Sioux in the Dakota Territory.
- Publication of the first Baedeker guidebook, Voyage du Rhin de Mayence à Cologne, in Koblenz.
- Publication begins (posthumously) of Carl von Clausewitz's Vom Kriege ("On War").
- The City of Buffalo in New York is incorporated.
- The Cumberland and Oxford Canal connects the largest lakes of southern Maine with the seaport of Portland, Maine.
- January 4 – George Tryon, British admiral (d. 1893)
- January 6 – Gustave Doré, French painter and sculptor (d. 1883)
- January 13 – Horatio Alger, Jr., American Unitarian minister and author (d. 1899)
- January 23 – Édouard Manet, French painter (d. 1883)
- January 27 – Lewis Carroll, English author (d. 1898)
- January 28 – Charles John Stanley Gough, British general and Victoria Cross recipient (d. 1912)
- February 18 – Octave Chanute, French-American engineer and aviation pioneer (d. 1910)
- March 12 – Charles Friedel, French chemist and mineralogist (d. 1889)
- April 3 – James Sewall Reed, American soldier (d. 1864)
- April 5 – Jules Ferry, French premier (d. 1893)
- April 15
- April 19 – José Echegaray y Eizaguirre, Spanish writer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1916)
- May 14 – Charles Peace, English criminal (d. 1879)
- May 21 – Hudson Taylor, English founder of the China Inland Mission (d. 1905)
- May 22 – Laura Gundersen, Norwegian actor (d. 1898)
- May 27 – Alexandr Aksakov, Russian writer (d. 1903)
- June 10
- June 17 – Sir William Crookes, English chemist and physicist (d. 1919)
- June 18 – Jonathan, Saint Helena tortoise (still alive as of 2015)
- July 6 – Emperor Maximilian I of Mexico (d. 1867)
- July 11 – Charilaos Trikoupis, seven-time Prime Minister of Greece (d. 1896)
- July 26 – Joseph P. Fyffe, American admiral (d. 1896)
- August 2 – Henry Steel Olcott, American officer (d. 1907)
- August 20 – Thaddeus S. C. Lowe, American aeronaut, scientist and inventor (d. 1913)
- October 1 – Caroline Harrison, First Lady of the United States (d. 1892)
- October 2 – Edward Burnett Tylor, English anthropologist (d. 1917)
- October 4 – Thorborg Rappe, Swedish social reformer (d. 1902)
- October 10 – Joe Cain, American parade organizer for Mardi Gras in Mobile, Alabama (d. 1904)
- October 23 – Grand Duke Michael Nikolaevich of Russia, fourth son and seventh child of Tsar Nicholas I of Russia and Charlotte of Prussia (d. 1909)
- October 29 – Narcisa de Jesús, Ecuadorian-born philanthropist and lay hermit, sainted (d. 1869)
- August 8 – George, King of Saxony (d. 1904)
- November 7 – Andrew Dickson White, American historian, diplomat and co-founder of Cornell University (d. 1918)
- November 12 – Nancy Edberg, Swedish pioneer of women's swimming (d. 1892)
- November 28 – Leslie Stephen, English writer and critic (d. 1904)
- November 29 – Louisa May Alcott, American author (d. 1888)
- December 8 – Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, Norwegian author, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1910)
- December 13 – Alexander Milton Ross, Canadian abolitionist (d. 1897)
- December 14 – Ana Betancourt, Cuban national heroine (d. 1901)
- December 15 – Gustave Eiffel, French engineer (d. 1923)
- December 21 – John H. Ketcham, American politician (d. 1906)
- January 26 – Alexander Cochrane, British admiral (b. 1758)
- January 27 – Andrew Bell, educationalist and founder of Madras College (b. 1753)
- February 3 – George Crabbe, poet and naturalist (b. 1754)
- March 4 – Jean-François Champollion, French Egyptologist (b. 1790)
- March 10 – Muzio Clementi, Italian composer and pianist (b. 1752)
- March 15 – Otto Wilhelm Masing, Estonian linguist (b. 1763)
- March 22 – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, German writer (b. 1749)
- March 29 – Maria Theresa of Austria-Este, Queen of Sardinia (b. 1773)
- April 18 – Jeanne-Elisabeth Chaudet, French painter (b. 1761)
- May 13 – Georges Cuvier, French zoologist (b. 1769)
- May 28 – Nicolas Bergasse, French lawyer (b. 1750)
- May 31 – Évariste Galois, French mathematician (b. 1811)
- June 1 – Jean Maximilien Lamarque, French general and politician (b. 1770)
- June 5 – Kaʻahumanu, queen consort of Hawaii (b. 1768)
- June 6 – Jeremy Bentham, English philosopher (b. 1748)
- June 10 – Joseph Hiester, American politician (b. 1752)
- June 21 – Princess Amalie of Hesse-Darmstadt (b. 1754)
- June 23 – James Hall, Scottish geologist (b. 1761)
- July 22 – Napoleon II of France (b. 1811)
- September 2 – Franz Xaver von Zach, Austrian scientific editor and astronomer (b. 1754)
- September 21 – Sir Walter Scott, Scottish writer (b. 1771)
- November 8 – Marie-Jeanne de Lalande, French astronomer and mathematician (b. 1768)
- November 12 – Henry Eckford, Scottish-born American shipbuilder, naval architect, industrial engineer, and entrepreneur (b. 1775)
- November 14 – Charles Carroll of Carrollton, signer of the United States Declaration of Independence and U.S. Senator (b. 1737)
- November 15 – Jean-Baptiste Say, French economist, originator of Say's law (b. 1767)
- December 18 – Philip Morin Freneau, poet and journalist (b. 1752)
- undated – Birgithe Kühle, Norwegian journalist (b. 1762)
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- Ward, Ernest E. (1967). My First Sixty Years in Harrison, Maine. Cardinal Printing. p. 7.