On This Day

Famous People Born in April 1697

  • Apr 1 Antoine François Prévost, French author and novelist (d. 1763)
  • Apr 8 Pierre Prowo, German composer, born in Altona (d. 1757)
  • Apr 16 Johann Gottlieb Gorner, German composer, born in Penig, Germany (d. 1778)
  • Apr 23 George Anson, 1st Baron Anson, British Royal Navy officer, born in Staffordshire, England (d. 1762)