October 1850 in history

October 1850 events chronologically

Oct 23 The first National Women's Rights Convention begins in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

Top 7 most famous people born in October 1850

Oct 1 David R. Francis an American politician. He served in various positions including Mayor of Saint Louis, the 27th Governor of Missouri, and United States Secretary of the Interior. He was the U.S. Ambassador to Russia between 1916 and 1917, during the Russian Revolution of 1917. He was a Democrat
Oct 1 Hasegawa Yoshimichi a field marshal in the Imperial Japanese Army and Japanese Governor General of Korea from 1916-1919. His Japanese decorations included Order of the Golden Kite and Order of the Chrysanthemum
Oct 8 Henry Louis Le Châtelier an influential French chemist of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He is most famous for devising Le Châtelier's principle, with the help of his partner Jasper Rossi, used by chemists to predict the effect a changing condition has on a system in chemical equilibrium
Oct 9 Hermann von Ihering a German-Brazilian zoologist. He was born at Kiel, Germany, and died at Gießen, Germany. He was the oldest son of Rudolf von Jhering
Oct 12 Pellegrino Matteucci an Italian explorer known for his expeditions to Africa.
Oct 18 Pablo Iglesias a Spanish socialist and labour leader. He is regarded as the father of Spanish socialism; having founded the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party in 1879 and the Spanish General Workers' Union in 1888
Oct 29 Israel Dov Frumkin a pioneer of Hebrew journalism, author, and builder of Jerusalem.

Top 7 most famous people died in October 1850

Oct 2 Sarah Biffen a Victorian English painter born with no arms. She was 94 cm tall
Oct 7 Karl Schorn a German painter and chess master.
Oct 9 Israel Friedman of Ruzhyn a Hasidic rebbe in 19th-century Ukraine and Austria. Known as Der Heiliger Ruzhiner , he conducted his court with regal pomp and splendor. Tsar Nicholas I of Russia, who was said to be jealous of the Rebbe's wealth and influence, had the Rebbe imprisoned for nearly two years on an unsubstantiated murder charge. After his release, the Rebbe fled to Austria, where he re-established his court in Sadigura, Bukovina , attracted thousands of Hasidim, provided for the Hasidic community in Israel, and inaugurated the construction of the Tiferet Yisrael Synagogue in the Old City of Jerusalem
Oct 11 Louise of Orléans an ancestor of the present King of Belgium, Italian Royal Pretender , the Grand Duke of Luxembourg and the present Prince Napoléon - head of the Imperial House of France.
Oct 12 Pedro de Sousa Holstein 1st Duke of Palmela one of the most important Portuguese diplomats and statesmen in the first half of the 19th century. He also served as the country's first official Prime Minister, the office in essence having already existed
Oct 14 Wilhelm Hanstein a German chess player and writer.
Oct 17 Login Geiden a Dutch Admiral who commanded a squadron of the Imperial Russian Navy in the Battle of Navarino.