Millennia: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 18th century - 19th century - 20th century
Decades: 1810s 1820s 1830s - 1840s - 1850s 1860s 1870s
Years: 1840 1841 1842 1843 1844
1845 1846 1847 1848 1849
Categories: Births - Deaths - Architecture
Establishments - Disestablishments

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War, peace and politicsEdit

Culture and religionEdit


In the mid 1840s several harvests failed across Europe, which caused famines. Especially the Great Irish Famine (1845-1849) was severe and caused a quarter of Ireland's population to die or emigrate to the United States and Canada.


World leadersEdit

  1. Mohammad Shah Qajar, (b. 1810 - d. 1848) Shah from 1834-1848
  2. Nasser-al-Din Shah, 1848-1896

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