October 1750 in history

Born in October 1750

Oct 4 Franciszek Dionizy Kniaźnin considered to be one of the most distinguished Polish poets of the Polish sentimentalism in the Enlightenment period.
Oct 14 John Fraser (botanist) a Scottish botanist who collected plant specimens around the world, from North America and the West Indies to Russia and points between, with his primary career activity from 1780 to 1810. Fraser was a commissioned plant collector for Catherine, Czar of Russia in 1795, Paul I of Russia in 1798, and for the Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna in 1806; he issued nursery catalogues 1790 and 1796, and had an important herbarium that was eventually sold to the Linnean Society
Oct 31 Armand duc d'Aiguillon II de Vignerot du Plessis de Richelieu, duke of Aiguillon succeeded his father Emmanuel-Armand de Richelieu, duc d'Aiguillon.

Died in October 1750

Oct 3 Georg Matthias Monn an Austrian composer, organist and music teacher whose works were fashioned in the transition from the Baroque to Classical period in music.
Oct 16 Sylvius Leopold Weiss a German composer and lutenist.