Famous Deaths in October 1872

  • Oct 2 Eberhard F Walcker, organ builder (Paulskirche Frankfurt A/M), dies
  • Oct 10 William H. Seward, United States Secretary of State (b. 1801)
  • Oct 14 Albrecht FH, prince of Prussia, dies at 63
  • Oct 21 Jacques Babinet, French physicist/mathematician/astronomer, dies at 78
  • Oct 23 Theophile Gautier, French poet/writer/historian/critic, dies at 61