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These featured pictures, as scheduled below, have been chosen to appear as the picture of the day (POTD) on the English Wikipedia's Main Page in October 2021. Individual sections for each day on this page can be linked to with the day number as the anchor name (e.g. [[Wikipedia:Picture of the day/October 2021#1]] for October 1).

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October 1

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October 2

Paul von Hindenburg

Paul von Hindenburg (2 October 1847 – 2 August 1934), was a German general and statesman who led the Imperial German Army during World War I and later became President of Germany from 1925 until his death during the Weimar Republic.

Photograph credit: Nicola Perscheid; restored by Adam Cuerden

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October 3

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October 4

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October 5

Hofburg

The Redoute Hall at the Hofburg Palace in Vienna was the setting for the wedding supper of Princess Isabella of Parma and Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor, who were married on 5th October 1760.

Painting credit: Martin van Meytens

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October 6

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October 7

Niels Bohr

Niels Bohr (7 October 1885 – 18 November 1962) was a Danish physicist who made foundational contributions to understanding atomic structure and quantum theory, for which he received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1922.

Photograph credit: Bain News Service; restored by Bammesk

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October 8

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October 9

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October 10

Giuseppe Verdi

Giuseppe Verdi (1813–1901)

Illustration credit: Adrien Marie; restored by Adam Cuerden

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October 11

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October 12

Landing of Columbus

Christopher Columbus discovered the New World when he landed on San Salvador Island on October 12, 1492. The scene is depicted in a vignette of John Trumbull’s painting Landing of Columbus, which is one of eight historical paintings hanging in the rotunda of the United States Capitol.

Engraving credit: Bureau of Engraving and Printing; restored by Andrew Shiva

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October 13

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October 14

Ferdinand VII of Spain

Ferdinand VII of Spain (14 October 1784 – 29 September 1833) was the King of Spain during the early- to mid-19th century. He reigned over the Spanish Kingdom in 1808 and again from 1813 until his death in 1833.

Painting credit: Francisco Goya

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October 15

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October 16

William P. Fessenden

William P. Fessenden (October 16, 1806 – September 8, 1869) was an American politician from the U.S. state of Maine.

Engraving credit: Bureau of Engraving and Printing; restored by Andrew Shiva

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October 17

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October 18

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October 19

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October 20

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October 21

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October 22

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October 23

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October 24

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October 25

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October 26

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October 27

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October 28

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October 29

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October 30

George M. Bibb

George M. Bibb (October 30, 1776 – April 4, 1859)

This picture is a line engraving of Bibb, produced around 1902 by the Department of the Treasury's Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP), as part of a BEP presentation album of the first 42 secretaries of the treasury.

Engraving credit: Bureau of Engraving and Printing; restored by Andrew Shiva

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October 31

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