On This Day

Famous People Who Died in October 1667

  • Oct 18 Fasilides, Emperor of Ethiopia
  • Oct 24 Gabriel Metsu, Dutch painter, buried
  • Oct 24 Godefroy Wendelin, Flemish astronomer, the crater Vendelinus on the Moon is named after him, dies at 87
  • Oct 30 Johann Jakob Wolleb, a Swiss organist , theologian and composer, dies in the plague at 54