On This Day

Famous People Born in October 1696

  • Oct 8 Cornelis Troost, Dutch portrait painter (Unseemly Love), born in Amsterdam (d. 1750)
  • Oct 13 John Hervey, 2nd Baron Hervey, English statesman and writer (d. 1743)
  • Oct 17 August III, king of Poland/monarch Frederik August II of Saksen