Famous People Born in October 1784

Ferdinand VIIFerdinand VII (1784-1833)

Oct 14 King of Spain (1808, 1813-33) who lost nearly all of Spain's possessions in Latin America, born in El Escorial, Spain

  • Oct 15 Thomas Hastings, American composer, born in Washington, Connecticut (d. 1872)
  • Oct 15 Thomas Robert Bugeaud, Marshal of France and duke of Isly, born in Limoges, France (d. 1849)
  • Oct 19 John McLoughlin, Hudson's Bay Co pioneer in Oregon Country
  • Oct 19 Leigh Hunt, British writer

Henry John TempleHenry John Temple (1784-1865)

Oct 20 3rd Viscount Palmerston, British Prime Minister (1855-58 and 1859-65), born in Westminster, Middlesex