October 1841 in history

October 1841 events chronologically

Oct 16 Queen's University is founded in Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Top 7 most famous people born in October 1841

Oct 4 Prudente de Morais the third president of Brazil. He is notable as the first civilian president of the country and the first to be elected by direct popular ballot under the permanent provisions of Brazil's 1891 Constitution. His presidency, which lasted from 15 November 1894 until 15 November 1898, was marked by the War of Canudos, a campesinant revolt in the northeast of the country that was crushed by the Brazilian Army. He also had to face a break in diplomatic relations with Portugal that was successfully mediated by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom
Oct 4 Maria Sophie of Bavaria the last Queen consort of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies. She was one of the ten children of Maximilian Joseph, Duke in Bavaria and Princess Ludovika of Bavaria. She was born as Duchess Maria Sophia in Bavaria. She was the younger sister of the better-known Elisabeth of Bavaria who married Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria
Oct 7 Nicholas I of Montenegro king of Montenegro, reigning as king from 1910 to 1918 and as prince from 1860 to 1910. He was also a poet, notably penning "Onamo, 'namo!", a popular song from Montenegro
Oct 15 Savva Mamontov a famous Russian industrialist, merchant, entrepreneur, and patron of the arts.
Oct 16 Itō Hirobumi a samurai of Chōshū domain, Japanese statesman, four time Prime Minister of Japan , genrō and Resident-General of Korea. Itō was assassinated by Korean nationalist An Jung-geun. The politician, intellectual, and author Suematsu Kenchō was Itō's son-in-law, having married his second daughter, Ikuko
Oct 16 Princess Maria Maximilianovna of Leuchtenberg the eldest daughter of Maximilian de Beauharnais, 3rd Duke of Leuchtenberg and his wife Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia.
Oct 26 Theodor von Oppolzer an Austrian astronomer and mathematician of Bohemian origin.

Top 7 most famous people died in October 1841

Oct 2 Honoré V Prince of Monaco Prince of Monaco and Duke of Valentinois. He was born Honoré Gabriel Grimaldi, the first son of Honoré IV of Monaco and Louise d'Aumont. He died unmarried; his younger brother, Prince Florestan, succeeded him
Oct 9 Karl Friedrich Schinkel a Prussian architect, city planner, and painter who also designed furniture and stage sets. Schinkel was one of the most prominent architects of Germany and designed both neoclassical and neogothic buildings
Oct 21 John Forsyth (Georgia) a 19th-century American politician from Georgia.
Oct 24 Lev of Optina a venerable elder of Optina Monastery and a founder of Optina's eldership.
Oct 28 Johan August Arfwedson a Swedish chemist who discovered the chemical element lithium in 1817 by isolating it as a salt.
Oct 28 Francesco Morlacchi an Italian composer of more than twenty operas. During the many years he spent as the royal Royal Kapellmeister in Dresden, he was instrumental in popularizing the Italian style of opera
Oct 31 Georg Anton Friedrich Ast a German philosopher and philologist.