On This Day

Famous People Born in April 1775

  • Apr 7 Francis C Lowell, founded 1st raw cotton-to-cloth textile mill
  • Apr 8 Adam A earl von Neipperg, Austrian general and Napoleon's wife Marie lover, born in Vienna (d. 1829)
  • Apr 11 Charles-Francois Dumonchau, French pianist and composer, born in Strasbourg, France (d. 1820)
  • Apr 21 Alexander Anderson, American engraver and illustrator (Shakespeare), born in NYC, New York (d. 1870)
  • Apr 22 Georg Hermes, German philosopher and theologist (Hermenianen), born in Dreierwalde, M√ľnster (d. 1831)

Person of interestJ. M. W. Turner

Apr 23 J. M. W. Turner, English landscape painter (Shipwreck, Rain, Steam and Speed), born in Covent Garden, London (d. 1851)

Romantic Painter J. M. W. Turner
Romantic Painter
J. M. W. Turner