On This Day

Famous People Who Died in April 1695

  • Apr 3 Melchior de Hondecoeter, Dutch still life painter, dies at about 58
  • Apr 5 George Savile, 1st marquis of Halifax and author (Character of a Trimmer), dies at 61
  • Apr 13 Jean de la Fontaine, French poet (Fables), dies at 73
  • Apr 20 Georg Caspar Weckler, German Baroque organist and composer, dies at 63
  • Apr 23 Henry Vaughan, English poet (Silex Scintillans), dies at 72
  • Apr 27 Juana InĂ©s de la Cruz, Mexican philosopher & poet, and nun, dies at 44

John Trenchard

Apr 27 John Trenchard, English radical Whig politician and statesman, dies at 46