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This article is about the year 1832.
|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 – France – Germany – Mexico – Philippines – South Africa – 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||1754–1755|
|- Kali Yuga||4933–4934|
|Japanese calendar||Tenpō 3
|Julian calendar||Gregorian minus 12 days|
|Minguo calendar||80 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||2374–2375|
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- 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 Britain.
- 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 Britain.
- 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)
- February 18 – Octave Chanute, French-American engineer and aviation pioneer (d. 1910)
- 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, British criminal (d. 1879)
- May 21 – James Hudson Taylor, founder of the China Inland Mission (d. 1905)
- May 27 – Alexandr Aksakov, Russian writer (d. 1903)
- June 10
- June 17 – Sir William Crookes, English chemist and physicist (d. 1919)
- June 18 – Jonathan the Tortoise from Saint Helena (STILL ALIVE)
- 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, wife of President Benjamin Harrison (d. 1892)
- October 2 – Edward Burnett Tylor, English anthropologist (d. 1917)
- October 10 – Joe Cain, American parade organizer for Mardi Gras in Mobile, Alabama (d. 1904)
- October 23 – Grand Duke Michael Nikolaevich, fourth son and seventh child of Tsar Nicholas I of Russia and Charlotte of Prussia (d. 1909)
- October 29 – Narcisa de Jesús Martillo, an Ecuadorian saint (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 in women 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 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 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 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)
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- Ward, Ernest E. (1967). My First Sixty Years in Harrison, Maine. Cardinal Printing. p. 7.