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October 1713 in History

Birthdays in History


Person of interestDenis Diderot

Oct 5 Denis Diderot, French enlightenment philosopher (Encyclopédie), born in Langres, Champagne (d. 1784)

Enlightenment Philosopher Denis Diderot
Enlightenment Philosopher
Denis Diderot
  • Oct 7 Granville Elliott, British military officer (d. 1759)
  • Oct 8 Yechezkel Landau, Polish rabbi and Talmudist, born in Opatów, Poland (d. 1793)
  • Oct 13 Allan Ramsay, Scottish painter, born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1784)
  • Oct 23 Pieter Burman the Younger, Dutch philologist, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1778)

Deaths in History

  • Oct 20 Archibald Pitcairne, Scottish physician (b. 1652)