Famous People Born in April 1721

  • Apr 1 Pieter Hellendaal, Dutch violinist, organist (Pembroke College & Chapel of Peterhouse, both in Cambridge, England), teacher, and composer (Glees), born in Rotterdam, Dutch Republic (now Netherlands) (d. 1799)
  • Apr 11 David Zeisberger, Moravian clergyman and missionary, born in Zauchtenthal, Moravia (d. 1808)
  • Apr 14 William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, English army leader, born in London (d. 1765)

Roger ShermanRoger Sherman (1721-1793)

Apr 19 American lawyer and Founding Father of the United States (Declaration of Independence, Constitution), born in Newton, Massachusetts

  • Apr 24 Johann Philipp Kirnberger, German music theorist and violist, baptized in Saalfeld, Germany (d. 1783)