Famous People Born in October 1785

  • Oct 8 Arvid August Afzelius, Swedish poet and historian, born in Fjällåkra, Sweden (d. 1871)

José Miguel CarreraJosé Miguel Carrera (1785-1821)

Oct 15 1st President of Chile (1811-14), born in Santiago, Chile

  • Oct 18 Thomas Love Peacock, English satirical writer (Headlong Hall), born in Weymouth, England (d. 1866)
  • Oct 20 George Ormerod, English historian and antiquarian (d. 1873)
  • Oct 31 George F Kersting, German painter, born in Güstrow, Germany (d. 1847)