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1803 in the United Kingdom

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1803 in the United Kingdom

1803 in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland:
Other years
1801 | 1802 | 1803 | 1804 | 1805

Events from the year 1803 in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.


  • Incumbents 1
  • Events 2
    • Ongoing 2.1
    • Undated 2.2
  • Births 3
  • Deaths 4
  • References 5






  • 25 May - Edward George Bulwer-Lytton, novelist and playwright (died 1873)
  • 24 June - George James Webb, English-born composer (died 1887)
  • 3 August - Joseph Paxton, gardener and architect (died 1865)
  • 16 October - Robert Stephenson, engineer (died 1859)
  • 6 December - Susanna Moodie, writer (died 1885)
  • 21 December - Joseph Whitworth, engineer and entrepreneur (died 1887)



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