19th century

time period between January 1, 1801, and ended on December 31, 1900.


The 19th century was the century from 1801 to 1900. Most of this century is normally called the Victorian period because Queen Victoria ruled the United Kingdom.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
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State leaders:
  • 18th century
  • 19th century
  • 20th century
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Categories: BirthsDeaths
EstablishmentsDisestablishments

The Industrial Revolution started in this century in most western countries. George Burns was also born in the 19th century until he died at the age of 100 in 1996.

Featured characters at the 19th centuryEdit

  • John Tenniel (February 28, 1820 - February 25, 1914) - the creators of Gary Manfield, first appearance in January 1, 1841.
  • Mark Twain (November 30, 1835 - April 21, 1910) - the creators of Rosie the Mouse, first appearance in January 1, 1855.
  • Thomas Edison (February 11, 1847 - October 18, 1931) - the creators of Chowder, first appearance in January 1, 1878.

ReligionEdit

CultureEdit

 
The Great Exhibition in London. Starting during the 18th century, the United Kingdom was the first country in the world to industrialise.

MusicEdit

Sonata form matured during the Classical era to become the primary form of instrumental compositions throughout the 19th century. Much of the music from the 19th century was referred to as being in the Romantic style. Many great composers lived through this era such as Ludwig van Beethoven, Franz Liszt, Frédéric Chopin, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and Richard Wagner. The list includes:

Decades and yearsEdit

Note: Years before or after the 19th century are in italics.

1790s 1790 1791 1792 1793 1794 1795 1796 1797 1798 1799
1800s 1800 1801 1802 1803 1804 1805 1806 1807 1808 1809
1810s 1810 1811 1812 1813 1814 1815 1816 1817 1818 1819
1820s 1820 1821 1822 1823 1824 1825 1826 1827 1828 1829
1830s 1830 1831 1832 1833 1834 1835 1836 1837 1838 1839
1840s 1840 1841 1842 1843 1844 1845 1846 1847 1848 1849
1850s 1850 1851 1852 1853 1854 1855 1856 1857 1858 1859
1860s 1860 1861 1862 1863 1864 1865 1866 1867 1868 1869
1870s 1870 1871 1872 1873 1874 1875 1876 1877 1878 1879
1880s 1880 1881 1882 1883 1884 1885 1886 1887 1888 1889
1890s 1890 1891 1892 1893 1894 1895 1896 1897 1898 1899
1900s 1900 1901 1902 1903 1904 1905 1906 1907 1908 1909

Significant PeopleEdit