Birthdays in History in October 1861

  • Oct 4 Frederic Remington, US, artist/sculptor of American West

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 10 Fridtjof Nansen, Norwegian Arctic explorer and advocate for refugees (Nobel Prize 1922), born in Store Fr√łen, Christiania (d. 1930)

Arctic explorer/Nobel Laureate Fridtjof Nansen
Arctic explorer/Nobel Laureate
Fridtjof Nansen
  • Oct 14 Artur Gavazzi, Croatian geographer (d. 1944)
  • Oct 16 J. B. Bury, Irish historian (d. 1927)
  • Oct 29 Andrei Ryabushkin, Russian painter (d. 1904)
  • Oct 30 Antoine Bourdelle, French sculptor (d. 1929)