October 1754 in history

Top 7 most famous people born in October 1754

Oct 1 Paul I of Russia the Emperor of Russia between 1796 and 1801. He was the only son of Peter III and Catherine the Great, and remained overshadowed by his mother for much of his life. Paul's reign lasted for only five years, ending with his assassination by conspirators. His most important achievement was the adoption of the laws of succession to the Russian throne that lasted until the end of the Romanov dynasty and the Russian Empire
Oct 2 Louis Gabriel Ambroise de Bonald a French counter-revolutionary philosopher and politician. Mainly, he is remembered for developing a set of social theories that exercised a powerful influence in shaping the ontological framework from which French sociology would emerged
Oct 9 Jean-Baptiste Regnault a French painter.
Oct 13 Johann von Hiller an Austrian general during the French Revolutionary Wars and the Napoleonic Wars. He held an important command during the 1809 campaign against France, playing a prominent role at the Battle of Aspern-Essling
Oct 16 Morgan Lewis (governor) an American lawyer, politician and military commander.
Oct 29 Philipp Gottfried Gaertner a German botanist.
Oct 30 Philippe-Antoine Merlin de Douai a French politician and lawyer.

Died in October 1754

Oct 6 Adam Falckenhagen a German lutenist and composer of the Baroque period.
Oct 7 Tanacharison an American Indian leader who played a pivotal role in the beginning of the French and Indian War. He was known to European-Americans as the Half King, a title also used to describe several other historically important American Indian leaders. His name has been spelled in a variety of ways
Oct 8 Henry Fielding an English novelist and dramatist known for his rich earthy humour and satirical prowess, and as the author of the novel Tom Jones.
Oct 28 Friedrich von Hagedorn born at Hamburg, where his father, a man of scientific and literary taste, was Danish ambassador.