Famous Deaths in October 1817

  • Oct 2 Fyodor Fyodorovich Ushakov, Russian naval commander and admiral (b. 1744)
  • Oct 12 Johann Franz Xaver Sterkel, composer, dies at 66
  • Oct 15 Tadeusz AB Kosciusko, Polish lt-general/freedom fighter, dies
  • Oct 16 Manuel C Piar, Curacaos/Venezulian freedom writer, dies
  • Oct 18 Etienne-Nicolas Méhul, French composer (b. 1763)
  • Oct 26 Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin, Austrian scientist (b. 1727)