1841 (MDCCCXLI, in Roman numerals) was a common year of the 19th century of the current Gregorian Calendar, from the Age of Christ, and its Sunday letter was C, had 52 weeks, beginning on a Friday and also ending on a Friday. fair.
Thomas Cook organizes the first tour (from London to Leicester), thus starting one of the first travel agencies in the world.
James Ross discovers Antarctica.
January 26 - During the Opium War, England occupies the territory of Hong Kong, which is thus under British rule.
February 11 - The Ottoman Sultan accepts the treaty with Muhammad Ali, who thus obtains Egypt as a hereditary kingdom, acquiring full autonomy from the Ottoman Empire.
February 15 – Appointment of Dr. António José Ferreira de Sousa as vicar general of the Diocese of Angra, Terceira island.
March 4 - William H. Harrison is sworn in as President of the United States
April 4 - Death of US President William H. Harrison, who had taken office just a month earlier. He is replaced by John Tyler.
May 3 - New Zealand is proclaimed a British colony, following the Treaty of Waitangi signed the previous year.
15th June – Segunda Caída da Praia - earthquakes of 15th June in Praia da Vitória and Fontinhas, Terceira island, Azores.
July 18 - Dom Pedro II was crowned Emperor of Brazil.
November 2 - Beginning of the second Afghan war, after the massacre of British officers.
Indefinite - Creation of the first Advertising Agency in Boston, United States, by Volney Palmer.
January 14 - Berthe Morisot French Impressionist painter. (d. 1895)
February 15 - Manuel Ferraz de Campos Sales, president of Brazil (d. 1913)
February 25 - Pierre-Auguste Renoir, French Impressionist painter (d. 1919).
June 2 - Federico Zandomeneghi, Italian Impressionist painter. (d. 1917)
July 29 - Gerhard Armauer Hansen, Norwegian physician (d. 1912).
Jules Henri Fayol, founder of the Classical Theory of Administration (d. 1925).
August 4 - Manoel de Mello Cardoso Barata, Brazilian politician (d. 1916).
August 25 - Emil Theodor Kocher, winner of the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1909 (d. 1917).
8 September - Antonín Dvořák, Czech musician (d. 1904).
September 28 - Georges Clemenceau, French politician (d. 1929).
October 4 - Prudente de Morais, president of Brazil (d. 1902)
October 16 - Ito Hirobumi, was prime minister of Japan (d. 1909).
November 6 - Armand Fallières, president of France from 1906 to 1913 and prime minister in 1883 (d. 1931).
November 9 - King Edward VII of the United Kingdom (d. 1910).
November 20 - Wilfrid Laurier, Canadian statesman (d. 1919).
20 November - François Légitime, president of Haiti from 1879 to 1888 (d. 1935).
December 10 - António de Sousa Hilário, Portuguese journalist and writer (d. ??).
February 15 - Romualdo de Sousa Coelho, bishop of Belém do Pará (n. 1762).
June 1 - Nicolas Appert, French (b. 1749).
July 27 - Mikhail Lérmontov, Russian poet and novelist (b. 1814).
13 November Carolina of Baden, Queen of Bavaria (b. 1776).