Birthdays in History in April 1857

  • Apr 5 Alexander-Jozef von Battenberg, ruler of Bulgaria (1879-86)
  • Apr 10 Henry Ernest Dudeney, mathematician/puzzle maker
  • Apr 18 Clarence S Darrow, defense attorney at Scopes monkey trial
  • Apr 19 Lucien Levy-Bruhl, philosopher
  • Apr 20 Charles LP "Philip" Zilcken, painter/author (HW Knife Day)
  • Apr 20 Hermann Bang, Danish writer, born in Asserballe (d. 1912)
  • Apr 29 Edouard Rod, France/Swiss writer (Mishel' Tes'e)
  • Apr 30 Eugen Bleuler, Swiss psychiatrist (d. 1940)