Deaths in History in October 1872

  • Oct 2 Eberhard F Walcker, organ builder (Paulskirche Frankfurt A/M), dies

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Oct 10 William H. Seward, American politician (Secretary of State, 1861-69, Governor of New York, 1839-42), dies at 71

US Secretary of State William H. Seward
US Secretary of State
William H. Seward
  • Oct 14 Albrecht FH, prince of Prussia, dies at 63
  • Oct 21 Jacques Babinet, French physicist/mathematician/astronomer, dies at 78