Famous Deaths in April 1794

  • Apr 5 Georges-Jacques Danton, French revolutionary leader, guillotined at 34
  • Apr 8 Marie-Jean-Antoine-Nicholas-Caritat, mathematician dies
  • Apr 13 Nicolas Chamfort, French writer (b. 1741)
  • Apr 18 Charles Pratt, 1st Earl Camden, Lord Chancellor of Great Britain (b. 1714)
  • Apr 23 Guillaume-Chr├ętien de Lamoignon de Malesherbes, French statesman (executed) (b. 1721)
  • Apr 27 William Jones, British Orientalist/jurist, dies at 47