Events from the year 1830 in France.
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History of France • Timeline • Years
- July 5 - French invasion of Algiers in 1830.
- July 17 - Barthélemy Thimonnier is granted a patent (#7454) for a sewing machine. It chain stitches at 200/minute.
- July 25 - Rioting breaks out in Paris against Charles X
- July 27–29 - July Revolution ("Three Glorious Days") - people in Paris rebel against the Ordinance of St. Cloud by King Charles X of France and clash against the National Guard - 1,800 rioters and 300 soldiers die and the king has to flee the capital.
- August 2 - Abdication of King Charles X in favor of his grandson, Henry, Count of Chambord, who is not allowed to take the throne.
- August 9 - The Duke of Orleans becomes King Louis Philippe. François-René de Chateaubriand sacrifices his political career by refusing to swear an oath of allegiance to the new king and retires to write his memoirs.
- August 13 - Louis Philippe appoints the Duc de Broglie as Prime Minister.
- November 2 - Jacques Laffitte succeeds the Duc de Broglie as Prime Minister.
Arts and literatureEdit
- 25 February - The première of Victor Hugo's play Hernani in Paris is marked by protests from an audience who recognise it as an attack on Classicism.
- c. October - Eugène Delacroix's paints Liberty Leading the People commemorating the July Revolution.
- November - Publication of Stendhal's historical psychological novel The Red and the Black (Le Rouge et le Noir) in Paris.
- 5 December - World premiere of Hector Berlioz's most famous work, Symphonie fantastique, at the Conservatoire de Paris.
- 23 February - Henri Meilhac, dramatist and opera librettist (died 1897)
- 10 April – Pierre Paul Dehérain, chemist and botanist (died 1902)
- 10 July - Camille Pissarro, painter (died 1903)
- 8 September - Frédéric Mistral, poet, shares the Nobel Prize in literature in 1904 (died 1914)
- 17 December - Jules de Goncourt, writer (died 1870)
- 4 February - Marc Antoine de Beaumont, nobleman and soldier (born 1763)
- 15 February - Antoine Marie Chamans, comte de Lavalette, soldier and politician (born 1769)
- 17 March - Laurent, Marquis de Gouvion Saint-Cyr, marshal (born 1764)
- 31 July - Joseph Philippe de Clairville, botanist and entomologist (born 1742)
- 30 August - Louis Henri, Prince of Condé (born 1756)
- 7 November - Joseph Barbanègre, soldier (born 1772)
- 29 November - Charles Simon Catel, composer and teacher (born 1773)