October 1733 in history

Born in October 1733

Oct 14 François Sébastien Charles Joseph de Croix Count of Clerfayt a Walloon, joined the army of the Habsburg Monarchy and soon fought in the Seven Years' War. Later in his military career, he led Austrian troops in the war against Ottoman Turkey. During the French Revolutionary Wars he saw extensive fighting and rose to the rank of Field Marshal
Oct 20 Adam Naruszewicz a Polish nobleman from an impoverished aristocratic family, poet, historian, dramatist, translator, publicist, Jesuit and titular Bishop of Smolensk and bishop of Łuck.
Oct 20 Sugita Genpaku a Japanese scholar known for his translation of Kaitai Shinsho.
Oct 28 Franz Ignaz von Beecke a classical music composer born in Wimpfen am Neckar, Germany.
Oct 29 Gottfried van Swieten a diplomat, librarian, and government official who served the Austrian Empire during the 18th century. He was an enthusiastic amateur musician and is best remembered today as the patron of several great composers of the Classical era, including Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and Ludwig van Beethoven

Died in October 1733

Oct 24 Henrietta Godolphin 2nd Duchess of Marlborough the daughter of John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, general of the army, and Sarah Jennings, Duchess of Marlborough, close friend and business manager of Queen Anne.
Oct 25 Giovanni Girolamo Saccheri an Italian Jesuit priest, scholastic philosopher, and mathematician.
Oct 26 Antonio Veracini an Italian composer and violinist of the Baroque era.
Oct 31 Eberhard Louis Duke of Württemberg the tenth duke of Württemberg, from 1692 until 1733.