Famous Deaths in October 1852

  • Oct 11 Ferdinand Eisenstein, German mathematician (b. 1823)
  • Oct 15 Friedrich Ludwig Jahn, German educator and founder of the turnverein (gymnastics) movement, dies at 74
  • Oct 22 Hans C E Freiherr von Gagern, German advisor to Dutch king, dies at 86

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Oct 24 Daniel Webster, US Secretary of State (1841-43, 1850-52), politician and lawyer,, dies at 70

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  • Oct 28 Gerhard M Roentgen, founder Fijenoord dockyard, dies at 57