Famous People Born in October 1811

  • Oct 16 Gaetano Capocci, Italian organist and composer (Responsori), born in Rome (d. 1898)
  • Oct 17 Albertus C van Raalte, Dutch/US vicar (owned land in Mich)
  • Oct 18 Hugh Thompson Reid, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Union City, Indiana (d. 1874)

Franz LisztFranz Liszt (1811-1886)

Oct 22 Hungarian romantic composer and virtuoso pianist (Faust Symphony), born in Raiding, Hungary

  • Oct 24 Ferdinand Hiller, German pianist, composer and conductor, born in Frankfurt am Main, Germany (d. 1885)
  • Oct 25 √Čvariste Galois, French mathematician (Group theory), born in Bourg-la-Reine, France (d. 1832)
  • Oct 27 Isaac Singer, American inventor (1st practical home sewing machine), born in Pittstown New York (d. 1875)
  • Oct 27 Stevens T. Mason, First Governor of Michigan (1835-40), born in Leesburg, Virginia (d. 1843)