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|Centuries:||18th century – 19th century – 20th century|
|Decades:||1800s 1810s 1820s – 1830s – 1840s 1850s 1860s|
|Years:||1827 1828 1829 – 1830 – 1831 1832 1833|
- For the game, see: 1830 (board game).
Year 1830 (MDCCCXXX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar).
Events of 1830
- January 11 - LaGrange College, now the University of North Alabama, opened its doors, becoming the first publicly chartered college in Alabama.
- February 3 - Greece is liberated from the Ottoman forces as the final result of the Greek War of Independence.
- April 6 - Joseph Smith and five others organize the Church of Christ, later renamed the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the first formally-organized church of the Latter Day Saint movement, in northwestern New York.
- May 13 - Ecuador separates from Gran Colombia.
- May 28 - US congress passes the Indian Removal Act
- June 26 - William IV succeeds George IV as King of the United Kingdom.
- July 5 - France invades Algeria - see French period in Algeria.
- July 13 - The General Assembly's Institution, now the Scottish Church College, one of the pioneering institutions that ushered the Bengal Renaissance is founded by Alexander Duff and Raja Ram Mohan Roy, in Calcutta, India.
- July 17 - Barthélemy Thimonnier is granted a patent (#7454) for a sewing machine in France. It chains stitches at 200/minute.
- July 18 - Uruguay adopts its first constitution.
- July 20 - Greece grants citizenship to Jews.
- July 27 - France: Beginning of the July Revolution (see also 1830 in France).
- August 9 - France: Louis Philippe becomes King of the French.
- August 13 - France: Duc de Broglie becomes Prime Minister.
- August 25 - Beginning of the Belgian revolution.
- August 31 - Edwin Beard Budding is granted a patent for the invention of the lawnmower.
- September 15 - Liverpool and Manchester Railway opened (world's first intercity passenger railway operated solely by steam locomotives).
- October 4 - The Provisional Government in Brussels declares the creation of the independent state of Belgium, in revolt against the government of the Netherlands.
- November 2 - France: Jacques Laffitte succeeds the Duc de Broglie as Prime Minister
- November 8 - Ferdinand II becomes King of the Two Sicilies
- November 22 - The Whig Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey succeeds Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
- November 29 - Beginning of a major Polish insurrection in Warsaw against Russian rule.
- December 5 - World premiere of Hector Berlioz's most famous work, Symphonie Fantastique, in Paris.
- December 20 - Recognition of the Independence of Belgium by the Great Powers.
|Ab urbe condita||2583|
|British Regnal year||10 Geo. 4 – 1 Will. 4|
|Chinese calendar|| 己丑年十二月初七日
— to —庚寅年十一月十七日
|- Vikram Samvat||1886–1887|
|- Shaka Samvat||1752–1753|
|- Kali Yuga||4931–4932|
|- Ǹrí Ìgbò||830–831|
|Japanese calendar|| Bunsei 13 Tenpō 1
|Juche calendar||N/A (before 1912)|
|Julian calendar||Gregorian minus 12 days|
|Minguo calendar||82 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||2373|
- February 3 - Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1903)
- February 9 - Abd al-Aziz, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1876)
- March 15 - Paul von Heyse, German writer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1914)
- May 5 - John Batterson Stetson, Hat Maker (d. 1906)
- July 10 - Camille Pissarro, French painter (d. 1903)
- August 18 - Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria (d. 1916)
- September 2 - William P. Frye, American politician (d. 1911)
- September 8 - Frédéric Mistral, French writer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1914)
- September 12 - William Sprague IV, American politician from Rhode Island (d. 1915)
- September 15 - Porfirio Díaz, President of Mexico (d. 1915)
- December 10 - Emily Dickinson, American poet (d. 1886)
- date unknown - Mary Hunt, American activist (d. 1906)
January - June
- January 7 - Thomas Lawrence, English painter (b. 1769)
- February 23 - Jan Piotr Norblin, artist (b. 1740)
- March 17 - Laurent, Marquis de Gouvion Saint-Cyr, French marshal (b. 1764)
- June 4 - Antonio José de Sucre, Venezuelan revolutionary leader and statesman (b. 1795)
- June 26 - King George IV of the United Kingdom (b. 1762)
July - December
- July 25 - John Jacob Bausch, German-American optician who co-founded Bausch & Lomb (d. 1926)
- September 18 - William Hazlitt, British essayist (b. 1778)
- November 8 - Francis I of the Two Sicilies (b. 1777)
- December 1 - Pope Pius VIII (b. 1761)
- December 8 - Benjamin Constant, Swiss writer (b. 1767)
- December 17 - Simón Bolívar, Venezuelan revolutionary leader and statesman (b. 1783)
- February 23 - Francis I of the Two Sicilies (b. 1777)