On This Day

Famous People Born in April 1598

  • Apr 5 Laurentius Erhard, German composer, born in Haguenau, Alsace (d. 1669)
  • Apr 17 Giovanni Riccioli, Italian astronomer (Almagestum Novum), born in Ferrara, Italy (d. 1671)
  • Apr 23 Maarten Tromp, Dutch admiral, born in Breille, Netherlands (d. 1653)