Famous People Born in October 1808

  • Oct 1 Fryderyk Edward Sobolewski, composer
  • Oct 5 Thomas Algeo Rowley, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1892)
  • Oct 5 Winand C H Staring, geologist (Geology of Netherlands)
  • Oct 6 Frederik VII, 1st constitutional king of Denmark (1848-63)
  • Oct 12 John Liptrot Hatton, composer
  • Oct 13 Henry Haywood Bell, Commander (Union Navy), (d. 1868)
  • Oct 20 Karl [Theodor] Andree, German geographer/journalist (Globus)
  • Oct 24 Ernst Friedrich Richter, composer
  • Oct 24 Carl Bernhard von Cotta, Meiningen, Germany, German geologist