On This Day

Famous People Born in April 1759

  • Apr 18 Jacques Widerkehr, Alsatian composer, born in Strasbourg, France (d. 1823)

Person of interestMary Wollstonecraft

Apr 27 Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, English writer and feminist (A Vindication of the Rights of Woman), mother of Mary Shelley, born in London (d. 1797)

Author and Women's Rights Advocate Mary Wollstonecraft
Author and Women's Rights Advocate
Mary Wollstonecraft