1837

Rulers:

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

Martin Van Buren, 8th President of the United States (1837-1841)

Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1837-1901)

Events:

• Gare Saint-Lazare opened in Paris.

Museo de Bellas Artes de Valencia founded in Valencia.

Births:

Cleveland, Grover (1837-1908)

• Elisabeth, Empress of Austria (1837-1898)

• Hoschedé, Ernest (1837-1891)

• Legros, Alphonse (1837-1911)

Literature:

• Dickens, Charles (1812-1870): Mudfog and Other Sketches (1837-1838)

• Dickens, Charles (1812-1870): Oliver Twist (1837-1839)

Art:

• Corot, Camille (1796-1875): Florence. Vue prise des jardins Boboli (c.1835-1840)

• Delacroix, Eugène (1798-1863): Autoportrait au gilet vert (c.1837)

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