On This Day

Famous People Born in October 1725

  • Oct 12 Etienne Louis Geoffroy, French pharmacist and entomologist, born in Paris (d. 1810)

John Wilkes

Oct 17 John Wilkes, English radical, journalist (The North Briton) and politician, born in London (d. 1797)

  • Oct 21 Franz Moritz Graf von Lacy, Austrian field marshal (d. 1801)