Famous Deaths in October 1820

  • Oct 3 Ludwig Wenzel Lachnith, composer, dies at 74
  • Oct 8 Henri Christophe, President of Haiti (1807-11) and King of Haiti (1811-20), dies at 53
  • Oct 12 Elias Annes Borger, theologist/poet (Ode on the Rhine), dies at 36
  • Oct 15 Karl Philipp F├╝rst zu Schwarzenberg, Austrian field marshal (b. 1771)