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19th Century Timeline

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1. Battle of the Little Bighorn leads to the death of General Custer and victory for the alliance of Lakota - Cheyenne and Arapaho






2. Charles Dickens publishes Oliver Twist






3. Prince Pedro of Portugal proclaimed the Brazilian independence on September 7. On December 1 - he was crowned as Emperor Dom Pedro I of Brazil.






4. Greece becomes the first country to break away from the Ottoman Empire after the Greek War ofIndependence.






5. The contest between the British Empire and Imperial Russia for control of Central Asia is referred to as the Great Game.






6. Taiping Rebellion is the bloodiest conflict of the century - leading to the deaths of 20 million people.






7. Seneca Falls Convention is the first women's rights convention in the United States and leads to the battle for suffrage and women's legal rights.






8. The Texas Revolution in Mexico resulted in the short-lived Republic of Texas.






9. Victorian gold rush in Australia






10. First gramophone record






11. France annexes Cambodia.






12. Missouri Compromise






13. The Soci






14. Tsar Alexander II is assassinated






15. Famine in Finland.






16. Napoleon escapes exile and begins the Hundred Days before finally being defeated at the Battle of Waterloo and exiled to St Helena. His defeat brings a conclusion to the Napoleonic Wars and marks the beginning of a Pax Britannica which lasts until 19






17. Dmitri Mendeleev created the Periodic table






18. The Mahdist War in Sudan.






19. First steam locomotive begins operation.






20. The Belgian Revolution in the United Kingdom of the Netherlands led to the creation of Belgium.






21. The Great Exhibition in London was the world's first international Expo or World's Fair.






22. Napoleon abdicates and is exiled to Elba.






23. Yellowstone National Park - the first national park - is created.






24. The Cisplatine War results in the independence of Uruguay.






25. Paris Commune - Around 30000 Parisians were killed - and thousands more were later executed.






26. Chilean Civil War.






27. The Great Auk is rendered extinct.






28. Ethiopia defeated Italy at the Battle of Adwa.






29. Year Without a Summer - Unusually cold conditions wreak havoc throughout the Northern Hemisphere - likely caused by the 1815 explosion of Mount Tambora.






30. HMS Challenger surveys the deepest point in the Earth's oceans - the Challenger Deep






31. Cuban War forIndependence results in Cuban independence from Spain






32. Queen Victoria becomes Empress ofIndia.






33. Egyptian






34. The Franco-Prussian War results in the unifications of Germany and Italy - the collapse of the Second French Empire and the emergence of a New Imperialism.






35. Klondike Gold Rush in Canada.






36. The University of Berlin is founded. Among its students and faculty are Hegel - Marx - and Bismarck. The German university reform proves to be so successful that its model is copied around the world (see History of European research universities).






37. Napoleon crowns himself Emperor of the French.






38. The British Empire annexed Burma (now also called Myanmar) after three Anglo-Burmese Wars.






39. Liberia founded by the American Colonization Society for freed American slaves.






40. The Sino-French War led to the formation of FrenchIndochina.






41. HMS Challenger surveys the deepest point in the Earth's oceans - the Challenger Deep






42. Battle of Balaclava and the Charge of the Light Brigade.






43. Second Anglo-Sikh War






44. The Franco-Prussian War results in the unifications of Germany and Italy - the collapse of the Second French Empire and the emergence of a New Imperialism.






45. France invades and occupies Algeria.






46. Peru declares its independence from Spain.






47. First isolation of aluminum.






48. Ranjit Singh crowned as King of Punjab.






49. Principality of Serbia becomes suzerain from the Ottoman Empire. Officially independent in 1867.






50. Shaka's Zulu Kingdom becomes the largest in Southern Africa.