1838

Rulers:

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

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

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

Births:

• Laurens, Marie-Octavie-Stéphanie (1838-1920)

• Prins, Pierre-Ernest (1838-1913)

Literature:

• Dickens, Charles (1812-1870): Mudfog and Other Sketches (1837-38)

• Dickens, Charles (1812-1870): Nicholas Nickleby (1838-39)

• Dickens, Charles (1812-1870): Oliver Twist (1837-39)

• Dickens, Charles (1812-1870): Sketches of Young Gentlemen (1838)

• Dickens, Charles (1812-1870): The Lamplighter (1838)

• Gautier, Théophile (1811-1872): La Comédie de la mort (1838)

Art:

• Corot, Camille (1796-1875): Florence. Vue prise des jardins Boboli (1835-40)

Corot, Camille (1796-1875): Vue de Volterra (1838)

Delacroix, Eugène (1798-1863): Christophe Colomb et son fils à La Rábida (1838)

Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867): Antiochus et Stratonice (c.1838)

Turner, Joseph (1775-1851): Fishing Boats with Hucksters Bargaining for Fish (1837-38)