On This Day

Famous People Born in October 1801

  • Oct 6 Hippolyte Carnot, French statesman, born in Saint-Omer, France (d. 1888)
  • Oct 7 Adolf Muller, composer
  • Oct 12 Friedrich Frey-Herosé, Swiss politician, born in Lindau, Germany (d. 1873)
  • Oct 14 Joseph Plateau, Belgian physicist (Plateau's Law), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1883)
  • Oct 23 (Gustav) Albert Lortzing, German Spieloper composer and actor (Zar und Zimmerman), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1851)
  • Oct 28 Karl Georg Lickl, Austrian pianist, physharmonica (type of harmonium) player, and composer, born in Vienna (d. 1877)