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Year 1848 (MDCCCXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Thursday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar).

1848 is historically famous for the wave of revolutions that swept Europe and the world, starting in France. They significantly altered the political and philosophical landscape and had major ramifications throughout the rest of the century.

Events of 1848Edit

Flag of Texas

February 2: The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo is signed, ending the Mexican–American War and ceding all the Republic of Texas's territorial claims to the United States for $15m.


February 21: Karl Marx publishes The Communist Manifesto.

Chartist meeting, Kennington Common

April 10: "Monster Rally" of Chartists held on Kennington Common in London; the first photograph of a crowd depicts it.

Flag of Wisconsin

May 29: Wisconsin admitted as the 30th U.S. state.


July 26: Matale Rebellion begins in Sri Lanka.

Gedenkblatt 1874

September 12: The Swiss Confederation reconstitutes itself as a federal republic.

{{wp|image:ElectoralCollege1848-Large.png|thumb|[[November 7}}: The first US presidential election held in every state on the same day sees Whig Zachary Taylor of Louisiana defeat Democrat Lewis Cass of Michigan.]]

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July - SeptemberEdit

October - DecemberEdit


Ongoing eventsEdit


1848 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1848

Ab urbe condita 2601
Armenian calendar 1297
Bahá'í calendar 4 – 5
Buddhist calendar 2392
Coptic calendar 1564 – 1565
Ethiopian calendar 1840 – 1841
Hebrew calendar 5608 5609
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1903 – 1904
 - Shaka Samvat 1770 – 1771
 - Kali Yuga 4949 – 4950
Holocene calendar 11848
Iranian calendar 1226 – 1227
Islamic calendar 1264 – 1265
Japanese calendar Kōka 5

(弘化 5 年)

— changed to —
Kaei 1

(嘉永 元年)

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2508
Julian calendar 1893
Korean calendar 4181
Thai solar calendar 2391

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July - DecemberEdit

See also 1848 births.


January - JuneEdit

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People of the year 1848 at Familypedia

272 people were born in 1848

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Jean-Claude Abadie (1848-1930)Donatien Abadie (1820-1900)Clara Mermoz (1819-1903)
Thomas Kingsmill Abbott (c1848-1891)John Kingsmill Abbott (1805-1847)Frances Amanda Brady (1821-1902)
Ezra Taft Benson Adair (1848-1848)Samuel Jefferson Adair (1806-1889)Jemima Catherina Mangum (1809-1848)
Margaret Adair (1848-1860)Joseph Adair (1806-1858)Rebecca Frances Mangum (1814-1890)
Peter Chardon Brooks Adams (1848-1927)Charles Francis Adams (1807-1886)Abigail Brown Brooks (1808-1889)
Walter Auber Alexander (1848-aft1920)William Alexander (1812-1886)Sarah Catherine Auber (1810-1874)
Needham W. Alford (1848-1922)William Alford (c1800-)Eveline Ginn
Eliza Maria Allred (1848-1939)James Tillmon Sanford Allred (1825-1905)Elizabeth Bridget Manwaring (1821-1866)
Redick Reddin Allred (1848-1940)Reddick Newton Allred (1822-1905)Lucy Hoyt (1824-1907)
Lucy Maud Amos (1848-1919)William Amos (1812-1895)Elizabeth Blanch (1821-1910)
William Foster Apthorp (1848-1913)Robert East Apthorp (c1815-1882)Eliza Henshaw Hunt (1817-1903)
Samuel B. Arbuthnot (1848-1889)James Gibson Arbuthnot (1816-1893)Mary Catherine Vogel or Fogal (1826-1900)
Robert Archer (1848-1929)William Archer (c1812-1891)Ellen Thomson (c1818-1903)
Alfred Henry Aris (1848-1921)George Aris (1812-1883)Sarah Ann (c1818-1892)
George Albert Arnold (1848-1922)Albert Arnold (1807-1881)Samantha Malvina (Lavinia) Huntington (1816-1888)
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118 children were born to the 113 women born in 1848

175 people died in 1848

 FatherMotherAge at death
Ezra Taft Benson Adair (1848-1848)Samuel Jefferson Adair (1806-1889)Jemima Catherina Mangum (1809-1848)
John Quincy Adams (1767-1848)John Adams (1735-1826)Abigail Smith (1744-1818)81
James Allen (1776-1848)
Ane Marie Andersdatter (1796-1848)Anders Hansen (1766-1816)Karen Pedersen (1772-1836)
Anne Christine Anderson (1818-1848)Anders Jensen (1782-1836)Gjertrud Larsdatter (1793-1864)
Pieter Appelman (1768-1848)Jan Appelman (-)Grietje Appelman (-)
John Baker (1783-1848)Joseph Baker (1755-1850)Lavina Keyes (1765-1859)65
Johnathan Baker (1753-1848)John Baker (1703-1787)Patience Unknown95
Olfert Bakker (1774-1848)Jan Bakker (c1750-)Geertje Jans (c1750-)74
Alexander Baring, 1st Baron Ashburton (1774-1848)Francis Baring (1740-1810)Harriet Herring (1750-1804)74
Henry Baring (1776-1848)Francis Baring (1740-1810)Harriet Herring (1750-1804)72
Nancy Barker (1780-1848)Aaron Hamilton Barker (1766-1823)Permely Ash (1772-)
Zachariah Barnes (1795-1848)James Barnes (1767-1835)Mary Hill (1765-1840)53
Henry Beckett (1766-1848)James Beckett (1737-1785)Mary Cooper (1740-1826)
Francis Beckstead (1810-1848)Francis Beckstead (1773-1841)Margarita Catherine Barkley (1770-1837)38
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13071 people lived in 1848

Andreas Honecker (1832-1912)Nomen nescioElisabeth Honecker (1821-1883)
Adrianus Aalders (c1779-1861)Hendrik AaldersMaria van den Spek
Cornelis Aangeenbrug (1802-1861)Johannes Aangeenbrug (1773)Trijntje Johannesdr de Graaff (c1777)
Pieter Aangeenbrug (1834-1908)Cornelis Aangeenbrug (1802-1861)Geertje Pietersdr van der Neut (1801-c1835)
Hendrina Aarts (1805-1876)Godefridus Aarts (1778-1826)Elisabeth Damen (1787-1848)
Ashley Aartsen (1843-1920)Edward Aartsen (1810-1890)Janet Bennewitz (1813-1900)
Edward Aartsen (1810-1890)
Donatien Abadie (1820-1900)
Jean-Claude Abadie (1848-1930)Donatien Abadie (1820-1900)Clara Mermoz (1819-1903)
Arsalina Abbadie (1822-1900)Jean-Luc Abbadie (1795-1840)Audrey Bidard (1799-1860)
Abigail Abbe (1767-1851)John Abbe (1743-1832)Abial Averill (1738-1832)
Cornelia Ariens Abbenes (1795-1858)Arien Ariensz Abbenes (c1740-1806)Antje Jacobs Krijnen (c1757-1814)
Abiel Abbot (1765-1859)Abiel Abbot (1741-1809)Dorcas Abbot (1744-1829)
Anne Wales Abbot (1808-1908)Abiel Abbot (1770-1828)Eunice Wales (1772-1831)
Elizabeth Abbot (1766-1853)John Abbot (1735-1818)Abigail Abbot (1734-1807)
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Events of the year 1848 at FamilypediaEdit

212 people were married in 1848.

 Joined with
Margaret Ann Albury (1831-1913)John Field (1810-1887)
Sarah Jane Alcorn (1826-1908)John Brown (1821-1896)
Thomas Hancock Alger (1828-1862)Sarah Ann Edwards (1832-1903)
Malinda Allison (1815-1881)Milton Kelley (1807-1846) + Robert Dockery Covington (1815-1902)
David Harden Allred (1825-1908)Elizabeth Aurora Brown (1828-1866) + Else Catherine Mortensen (1851-1922)
Milo Andrus (1814-1893)
Teunisje Appelman (1823-1894)Cornelis Haakman (1823-1898)
Louise Caroline Gindrat Arnold (1828-1905)Samuel Green Arnold (1821-1880)
Samuel Green Arnold (1821-1880)Louise Caroline Gindrat Arnold (1828-1905)
Eliza Auber (1822-1890)Walter Beck (1826-1864)
Penelope Frances Elizabeth Pemberton Austin (1829-1910)George Edward Murray (1818-1854)
John Bailey (1797-1878)Elizabeth Smith (c1799-1846)+Ellen Perkins (1832-1896)
Trijntje Bakker (1824-1897)Jacob Keizer (1819-1889)
Hannah Barnes (1831-1924)Charles Edward Blackman (1824-1914)+Thomas Ryan (1819-1886)+Henry John Lamond (c1839-1922)
Mary Caroline Barton (1829-1910)Wilford Woodruff (1807-1898) + Erastus Curtis (1828-1902)
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There were 0 military battles in 1848.

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