Famous People Born in April 1872

  • Apr 1 Tadeusz Joteyko, composer
  • Apr 4 Nikolai Amani, Russian composer, born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1904)
  • Apr 4 Pauline de Haan-Manifarges, Dutch singer, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1954)
  • Apr 5 Samuel Cate Prescott, American food scientist and microbiologist, born in South Hampton, New Hampshire (d. 1962)
  • Apr 7 William Monroe Trotter, Hyde Park, Massachusetts, newspaper editor and African-American rights activist
  • Apr 9 Léon Blum, Prime Minister of France (People's Front Government), born in Paris (d. 1950)
  • Apr 13 Alexander Roda Roda, Austrian writer, born in Drnowitz, Moravia (d. 1945)
  • Apr 14 Abdullah Yusuf Ali, Indian-born Islamic scholar and translator (d. 1953)
  • Apr 18 Bernard Ogilvie Dodge, Mauston, Wisconsin, USA, American botanist and pioneer researcher on heredity in fungi
  • Apr 21 GW Bitzer, [Johann Gottlob Wilhelm Bitzer], Roxbury MA
  • Apr 22 Princess Margaret of Prussia, queen of Finland (d. 1954)
  • Apr 23 Violet Gordon-Woodhouse, British musician, born in Harley Street, St Marylebone, London (d. 1951)
  • Apr 25 Charles Burgess Fry, English cricketer, born in Croydon, England (d. 1956)
  • Apr 26 William Desmond Taylor [Deane-Tanner], Irish director and actor (The Awakening, Broken Coin), born in County Carlow, Ireland (d. 1922)
  • Apr 29 Eyvind Alnaes, composer
  • Apr 29 Harry Payne Whitney, American businessman (d. 1930)