Famous People Born in April 1838

  • Apr 3 Leon Michel Gambetta, French attorney and 37th Prime Minister of France (1881-82), born in Cahors, Kingdom of France (d. 1882)
  • Apr 5 Alpheus Hyatt, American zoologist and paleontologist, born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1902)
  • Apr 11 Joseph Leopold Röckel, German composer, born in London (d. 1908)
  • Apr 12 John Shaw Billings, American librarian and surgeon, born in Allensville, Switzerland County, Indiana (d. 1913)
  • Apr 16 Karel Bendl, Czech composer, born in Prague (d. 1897)
  • Apr 18 Paul-Émile Lecoq de Boisbaudran, French scientist, born in Cognac, France (d. 1912)

John MuirJohn Muir (1838-1914)

Apr 21 Scottish naturalist and discoverer (glaciers in High Seirras), born in Dunbar

  • Apr 23 Alfred Verwee, Flemish painter, born in Saint-Josse-ten-Noode, Belgium (d. 1895)
  • Apr 28 Tobias Asser, Dutch advocate of world law (Nobel 1911), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1913)