On This Day

Famous People Who Died in October 1837

  • Oct 1 Robert Clark, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from New York (1819-21), dies at 60
  • Oct 5 Hortense de Beauharnais, French Queen of Holland (1806-10), dies at 54
  • Oct 6 Jean-Francois Le Sueur, composer, dies at 77
  • Oct 9 Charles Fourier, French utopian socialist (Harmony universal), dies
  • Oct 11 Samuel Wesley, British organist and composer referred to as "The English Mozart" ((Exultate Deo), dies at 71
  • Oct 12 Frederica Louisa Wilhelmina, Queen of Netherlands, dies at 62
  • Oct 12 Wilhelmine of Prussia, Queen of the Netherlands (1815-37), dies at 62
  • Oct 15 Ivan Dmitriev, Russian statesman and poet, dies at 77
  • Oct 17 Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Austrian composer, dies at 58