1838 in France
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History of France • Timeline • Years
Events from the year 1838 in France.
- 27 November - Pastry War begins when the French fleet begins a blockade and attack on Mexico in support of a claim for supposed damages owing to a French pastry cook from earlier unrest in the country.
- Badoit mineral water from Saint-Galmier is first bottled.
- 2 April - Léon Gambetta, statesman (died 1882)
- 20 May - Jules Méline, statesman, Prime Minister (died 1925)
- 25 October - Georges Bizet, composer and pianist (died 1875)
- 7 November - Auguste Villiers de l'Isle-Adam, writer (died 1889)
- 31 December - Émile Loubet, politician and 7th President of France (died 1929)
- 21 February - Silvestre de Sacy, linguist and orientalist (born 1758)
- 28 February - Charles Thévenin, painter (born 1764)
- 17 May - Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, diplomat (born 1754)
- 29 September - Pierre-Dominique Bazaine, scientist and engineer (born 1786)
- 8 October - Prosper Garnot, surgeon and naturalist (born 1794)
- 21 November - Georges Mouton, Marshal of France and political figure (born 1770)
- 20 December - Hégésippe Moreau, poet (born 1810)