Famous People Born in April 1740

  • Apr 2 Armand-Gaston Camus, French revolutionary and Chairman of the Council of 500, born in Paris (d. 1804)
  • Apr 4 Wolfgang Nicolaus Haueisen, German organist, composer, and pedagogue, born in Oehrenstock, Electorate of Saxony (now Germany) (d. 1804)

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Apr 7 Polish-born American broker who helped finance the American Revolution, born in Leszno, Poland

  • Apr 18 Francis Baring, English merchant and banker (Baring Brothers & Co.), born in Larkbeare House, Exeter (d. 1810)