1834

Rulers:

• Andrew Jackson, 7th President of the United States (1829-1837)

• Charles XIV John, King of Sweden and Norway (1818-1844)

Events:

October 16: Burning of the Houses of Lords and Commons in London, England.

Births:

Degas, Edgar (1834-1917)

• Scholderer, Otto (1834-1902)

• Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (1834-1903)

Deaths:

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor (1772-1834)

Art:

Corot, Camille (1796-1875): Vue du Quai des Esclavons (1834)

• Delacroix, Eugène (1798-1863): Femmes d’Alger dans leur appartement (1834)

Turner, Joseph (1775-1851): The Burning of the Houses of Lords and Commons (1834-35)

• Turner, Joseph (1775-1851): Venice: The Dogana and San Giorgio Maggiore (1834)

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