On This Day

Famous People Born in April 1785

  • Apr 1 J H Ferdinand Olivier, German painter
  • Apr 4 Bettina von Arnim, German writer and composer of the Romantic era (This Book Belongs to the King), born in Frankfurt, Germany (d. 1859)
  • Apr 9 Sibrandus Stratingh, Dutch physician and chemist (electric car), born in Adorp, Netherlands (d. 1841)
  • Apr 19 Alexandre Pierre François Boëly, French composer, born in Versailles, France (d. 1858)

Person of interestJohn James Audubon

Apr 26 John James Audubon, American ornithologist and painter (The Birds of America), born in Les Cayes, Haiti (d. 1851)

Ornithologist John James Audubon
Ornithologist
John James Audubon