Famous Deaths in April 1817

  • Apr 2 Johann Heinrich Jung, German author (b. 1740)
  • Apr 4 André Masséna, Duke of Rivoli, Prince d'Essing and Marshal of France (b. 1758)
  • Apr 6 Bonaventura Furlanetto, composer, dies at 78
  • Apr 12 Charles Messier, "comet ferret" & catalogs famous "M objects,", dies