Famous People Born in October 1852

  • Oct 2 William Ramsay, chemist

Person of interestHermann Emil Fischer

Oct 9 Hermann Emil Fischer, German chemist, dicovered Fischer esterification (Nobel Prize 1902), born in Euskirchen, Rhine Province (d. 1919)

Chemist and Nobel Laureate Hermann Emil Fischer
Chemist and Nobel Laureate
Hermann Emil Fischer
  • Oct 15 Wilhelm Posse, composer
  • Oct 23 Jean-Louis Forain, French etcher/lithographer
  • Oct 31 Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman, American writer (Revolt of Mother), born in Randolph, Massachusetts (d. 1930)