Famous People Born in April 1870

  • Apr 4 George Albert Smith, American religious leader, 8th President of Mormon church, born in Salt Lake City, Utah (d. 1951)
  • Apr 7 Gustav Landauer, German socialist
  • Apr 7 Joseph Ryeland, Belgian composer/Baron
  • Apr 14 Syd Gregory, cricketer (Australian batsman in 58 Tests 1890-1912)
  • Apr 14 Victor Borisov-Musatov, Russian painter (d. 1905)
  • Apr 17 Ray Stannard Baker, American journalist (Puliter Prize 1940), born in Lansing, Michigan (d. 1946)
  • Apr 20 Simeon Roncal, Bolivian composer, born in Sucre, Bolivia (d. 1953)
  • Apr 20 Maulvi Abdul Haq, Pakistani scholar, Father of Modern Urdu, born in Hapur, Uttar Pradesh (d. 1961)
  • Apr 21 Edwin S. Porter, American film pioneer (d. 1941)

Person of interestVladimir Lenin

Apr 22 Vladimir Lenin [Vladimir Ilich Ulyanov], Marxist Revolutionary and Soviet Leader, born in Simbirsk, Russia (d. 1924)

Marxist Revolutionary and Soviet Leader Vladimir Lenin
Marxist Revolutionary and Soviet Leader
Vladimir Lenin
  • Apr 28 Hermann Suter, Swiss composer, born in Kaiserstuhl, Aargau, Switzerland (d. 1926)
  • Apr 30 Franz Lehar, operetta composer (Naughty Marietta)