On This Day

Famous People Born in October 1684

  • Oct 5 Johann Jacob de Neufville, German composer, born in Nuremberg (d. 1712)
  • Oct 10 Jean-Antoine Watteau, French Rococo painter (fêtes galantes), born in Valenciennes, France (d. 1721)
  • Oct 19 Johann Christoph Frauenholtz, Alsatian composer, baptized in Ahorn, Electorate of Bavaria (d. 1754)
  • Oct 26 Kurt Christoph Graf von Schwerin, Prussian field marshal, born in Löwitz, Pomerania (d. 1757)