April 1791 in History

Birthdays in History

  • Apr 9 George Peacock, Denton County Durham, English Mathematician (algebraic theory)
  • Apr 12 Francis Preston Blair, newspaper editor (Washington Globe)
  • Apr 13 Félix PBOG earl de Merode, Belgian minister of War/Finance

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Apr 23 James Buchanan, 15th US president (1857-61), born in Cove Gap, Pennsylvania (d. 1868)

15th US President James Buchanan
15th US President
James Buchanan
  • Apr 23 W Friedrich Olivier, German landscape painter/cartoonist
  • Apr 24 Nikolaj A Bestuzhev, Russian writer/painter (Account about Holland)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Apr 27 Samuel Morse, American inventor (telegraph, Morse code) and painter, born in Charlestown, Massachusetts (d. 1872)

Inventor Samuel Morse
Inventor
Samuel Morse

Deaths in History

  • Apr 1 Richard Butler American soldier (b. 1743)

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Apr 2 Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, Comte de Mirabeau, French revolutionary (influential member of the National Constituent Assembly), dies of natural causes at 42

Revolutionary and Politician Comte de Mirabeau
Revolutionary and Politician
Comte de Mirabeau
  • Apr 19 Richard Price, nonconformist minister/writer (Alabi's World), dies