Famous People Born in October 1759

  • Oct 4 Louis Fran├žois Antoine Arbogast, French mathematician (Du calcul des derivations), born in Mutzig, France (d. 1803)
  • Oct 13 Ecco Epkema, Dutch classic linguist (Frisian, old-Frisian), born in Wirdum, Netherlands (d. 1832)
  • Oct 20 Chauncey Goodrich, U.S. Senator from Connecticut (d. 1815)
  • Oct 25 Maria Feodorovna of Russia, second wife of Tsar Paul I of Russia, born in Stettin, Kingdom of Prussia (d. 1828)

William GrenvilleWilliam Grenville (1759-1834)

Oct 25 1st Baron Grenville, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (Whig: 1806-07), born in Wotton Underwood, Buckinghamshire, England

Georges DantonGeorges Danton (1759-1794)

Oct 26 French politician and revolutionary (1st president of the Committee of Public Safety during the French Revolution), born in Arcis-sur-Aube, France