|Centuries:||18th century – 19th century – 20th century|
|Decades:||1800s 1810s 1820s – 1830s – 1840s 1850s 1860s|
|Years:||1829 1830 1831 – 1832 – 1833 1834 1835|
Year 1832 (MDCCCXXXII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Friday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar).
Events of 1832
January - March
- February 9 - The Florida Legislative Council grants a city charter for Jacksonville, Florida.
- February 12 - Ecuador annexes the Galapagos Islands.
- February 12 – Cholera breaks out in London, claiming at least 3000 victims. It spreads to France and North America later this year.
- March 24 - In Hiram, Ohio a group of men beat, tar and feather Mormon leader Joseph Smith, Jr..
April - June
- April 6 - USA: 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 - Treaty of Constantinople ends the Greek War of Independence in July.
- May 27 - War between the Ottoman Empire and Egypt. The Egyptians, aided by Maronites, seize Acre after a seven-month siege.
- May 30 - Germany: Hambacher Fest, a demonstration for civil liberties and national unity ends with no result.
- May 30 - Canada: the Rideau Canal in eastern Ontario is first opened.
- June 5 - France: anti- monarchist riot briefly breaks out in Paris.
- June 6 - The Barricades fall and the Student Uprisings of 1832 end.
- June 7 - The Reform Act 1832 became law in Britain.
July - September
- July 4 - The University of Durham is founded by act of parliament and given royal assent by King William IV.
- September - Belvedere College, Dublin, is founded by the order of the Jesuit Society of Ireland.
October - December
- October 19 - Alpha Delta Phi Fraternity is founded at Hamilton College.
- 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 - Battle of Antwerp ended. The Netherlands loses Antwerp.
- George Catlin starts to live among the Sioux in the Dakota Territory.
|Ab urbe condita||2585|
|British Regnal year||2 Will. 4 – 3 Will. 4|
|Chinese calendar|| 辛卯年十一月廿九日
— to —壬辰年十一月初十日
|- Vikram Samvat||1888–1889|
|- Shaka Samvat||1754–1755|
|- Kali Yuga||4933–4934|
|- Ǹrí Ìgbò||832–833|
|Japanese calendar|| Tenpō 3
|Juche calendar||N/A (before 1912)|
|Julian calendar||Gregorian minus 12 days|
|Minguo calendar||80 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||2375|
January - June
- January 6 - Gustave Doré, French painter and sculptor (d. 1883)
- January 13 - Horatio Alger, Jr., American Unitarian minister and author (d. 1899)
- January 23 - Edouard Manet, French painter (d. 1883)
- January 27 - Lewis Carroll, English author (d. 1898)
- 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 28 - Tony Pastor, American vaudeville and theatre impresario (d. 1908)
- June 17 - Sir William Crookes, English chemist and physicist (d. 1919)
July - December
- July 6 - Emperor Maximilian I of Mexico (d. 1867)
- July 11 - Charilaos Trikoupis, 7-time Prime Minister of Greece (d. 1896)
- 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)
- August 8 - King Georg I of Saxony (d. 1904)
- 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 15 - Gustave Eiffel, French engineer (d. 1923)
- December 21 - John H. Ketcham, American politician (d. 1906)
January - June
- March 4 - Jean-François Champollion, French Egyptologist (b. 1790)
- March 10 - Muzio Clementi, Italian composer (b. 1752)
- March 22 - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, German writer (b. 1749)
- May 13 - Georges Cuvier, French zoologist (b. 1769)
- May 31 - Évariste Galois, French mathematician (b. 1811)
- June 6 - Jeremy Bentham, English philosopher (b. 1748)
- June 23 - James Hall, Scottish geologist (b. 1761)
July - December
- July 22 - Napoleon II of France (b. 1811)
- September 2 - Franz Xaver, Baron von Zach, Austrian scientific editor and astronomer (b. 1754)
- September 21 - Sir Walter Scott, Scottish writer (b. 1771)
- November 14 - Charles Carroll of Carrollton, signer of the United States Declaration of Independence signer and U.S. Senator (b. 1737)