On This Day

Famous People Born in October 1841

  • Oct 1 Anatol' Vakhnyanyn, Ukrainian composer, born in Sin′yava, Galicia (d. 1908)
  • Oct 4 Stephen Albert Emery, American composer and pianist, born in Paris, Maine (d. 1891)
  • Oct 4 Prudente José de Morais Barros, 3rd President of Brazil (1894-98), born in Itu, São Paulo, Empire of Brazil (d. 1912)
  • Oct 4 Maria Sophie of Bavaria, Queen consort of the Two Sicilies, born in Possenhofen Castle, Possenhofen, Kingdom of Bavaria (d. 1925)
  • Oct 7 Nicolaas Petrovic Njegos, king of Montenegro (1910-18)
  • Oct 11 Friedrich Hegar, Swiss composer, born in Basel, Switzerland (d. 1927)
  • Oct 16 Itō Hirobumi, Japanese samurai, 1st Prime Minister of Japan (4 terms between 1885 and 1901) and Resident-General of Korea (1905-09), born in Tsukari, Suō, Japan (d. 1909)