Famous People Born in April 1847

  • Apr 1 Jules-Nicolas Crevaux, French explorer (South America)
  • Apr 7 J. P. [Jens Peter] Jacobsen, Danish writer (Niels Lyhne), born in Thisted, Jutland (d. 1885)
  • Apr 9 Francis William Davenport, English composer, born in Wilderslowe, Derby (d. 1925)
  • Apr 9 Paolo Tosti, Italian composer, born in Ortona, Italy (d. 1916)
  • Apr 10 Charles Swinnerton Heap, English composer, born in Birmingham, England (d. 1900)

Joseph PulitzerJoseph Pulitzer (1847-1911)

Apr 10 Hungarian-American publisher (St Louis Post-Dispatch, NY World) and Democratic politician whose bequest founded the Columbia School of Journalism and the Pulitzer Prize, born in Mak├│, Kingdom of Hungary

  • Apr 13 Cornelis Pijnacker Hordijk, Dutch jurist and Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies (1888-93), born in Wadenoijen, Netherlands (d. 1908)
  • Apr 16 Hans Auer, Swiss-Austrian architect, born in W├Ądenswil, Switerland (d. 1906)