October 1815 in history

October 1815 events chronologically

Oct 15 Napoleon I of France begins his exile on Saint Helena in the Atlantic Ocean

Top 7 most famous people born in October 1815

Oct 11 Pierre Napoléon Bonaparte born in Rome, Italy, the son of Prince Lucien Bonaparte and his second wife Alexandrine de Bleschamp.
Oct 12 William J. Hardee a career U.S. Army officer, serving during the Second Seminole War and fighting in the Mexican-American War. He served as a Confederate general in the west during the American Civil War, quarrelling sharply with Braxton Bragg and John Hood. He opposed Sherman in Georgia, escaping into Carolina, before surrendering with Joseph Johnston. Hardee's writings about military tactics were widely used on both sides in the conflict
Oct 25 Camillo Sivori an Italian virtuoso violinist and composer.
Oct 28 Ľudovít Štúr the leader of the Slovak national revival in the 19th century, the author of the Slovak language standard eventually leading to the contemporary Slovak literary language. Štúr was an organizer of the Slovak volunteer campaigns during the 1848 Revolution, he was also politician, poet, journalist, publisher, teacher, philosopher, linguist and member of the Hungarian Parliament
Oct 29 Dan Emmett an American songwriter, entertainer, and founder of the first troupe of the blackface minstrel tradition.
Oct 31 Karl Weierstrass a German mathematician often cited as the "father of modern analysis". Despite leaving university without a degree, he studied mathematics and trained as a teacher, eventually teaching mathematics, physics, botany and gymnastics
Oct 31 Andrew Jackson Downing an American landscape designer, horticulturalist, and writer, a prominent advocate of the Gothic Revival style in the United States, and editor of The Horticulturist magazine. Many scholars consider Downing to be "The Father of American Landscape Architecture," although some scholars have bestowed that title upon Frederick Law Olmsted

Died in October 1815

Oct 5 Hipólito Vieytes an Argentine merchant and soldier. He was the son of Juan Vieytes and Petrona Mora Fernández de Agüero. His family's house was at 133 Calle Real in front of the central square
Oct 10 Friedrich Wilhelm von Leysser a German botanist who was a native of Magdeburg. He served as counsellor to the king of Prussia
Oct 13 Joachim Murat Grand Duke of Berg from 1806 to 1808 and then King of Naples from 1808 to 1815. He received his titles in part by being the brother-in-law of Napoleon Bonaparte, through marriage to Napoleon's youngest sister, Caroline Bonaparte. He was noted as a daring and charismatic cavalry officer as well as a flamboyant dresser and was known as "the Dandy King"
Oct 19 Paolo Mascagni an Italian physician, known for his study of human anatomy, in particular for the first complete description of the lymphatic system.