Famous People Who Died in October 1909

  • Oct 6 Dudley Buck, American organist, composer, and music writer, dies at 70
  • Oct 13 Francisco Ferrer, Spanish anarchist and teacher, executed by firing squad at 50
  • Oct 14 Gottfred Matthison-Hansen, Danish composer, dies at 76
  • Oct 16 Jakub Bart-Ćišinski, Sorbian writer, dies at 53
  • Oct 17 Nicola Spinelli, Italian composer, dies at 44
  • Oct 18 Alfredo Oriani, Italian writer (Political Struggle in Italy), dies at 57
  • Oct 19 Cesare Lombroso, Italian psychiatrist and criminologist, dies at 73

Itō HirobumiItō Hirobumi (1841-1909)

Oct 26 Japanese samurai, 1st Prime Minister of Japan (4 terms between 1885 and 1901) and Resident-General of Korea (1905-09), assassinated by a Korean nationalist at 68