Famous People Born in October 1800

Nat TurnerNat Turner (1800-1831)

Oct 2 American leader of a major slave rebellion in Virginia in 1831, born in Southampton County, Virginia

George BancroftGeorge Bancroft (1800-1891)

Oct 3 American historian (History of the United States), born in Worcester Massachusetts

  • Oct 25 Thomas Babington Macaulay, English poet and historian (Ivry, Naaseby), born in Leicestershire, England (d. 1859)
  • Oct 26 Helmuth von Moltke the Elder, Prussian general and fieldmarshal, born in Parchim, Mecklenburg-Schwerin (d. 1891)
  • Oct 27 Benjamin Franklin Wade, American politician, US Senator from Ohio (1851-69), born in Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 1878)