Birthdays in History in April 1827

  • Apr 2 William Holman Hunt, Cheapside London, English painter (Light of the World), (d. 1910)
  • Apr 5 Joseph Lister, England, physician (founded aseptic surgery)
  • Apr 8 Ramón Emeterio Betances, Puerto Rican politician, medical doctor and diplomat (d. 1898)
  • Apr 10 Lewis Wallace, Major General (Union volunteers)/author (Ben Hur)
  • Apr 14 Augustus Pitt Rivers, English archaeologist (d. 1900)
  • Apr 16 Octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet (d. 1879)
  • Apr 17 French C Baeckelmans, Flemish architect (St Amanduskerk, Antwerp)
  • Apr 20 John Gibbon, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1896)
  • Apr 22 William Hopkins Morris, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1900)
  • Apr 23 Johann F Ritter von Schulte, German Catholic lawyer
  • Apr 26 Charles Edward Hovey, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)