On This Day

Famous People Who Died in April 1699

Person of interestJean Racine

Apr 21 Jean Racine, French dramatist (Ph├Ędre, Athalie), dies of liver cancer at 59

Dramatist and Playwright Jean Racine
Dramatist and Playwright
Jean Racine
  • Apr 22 Hans A baron von Abschatz, Silesian poet, dies at 53
  • Apr 29 Samuel Apostool, vicar/theologist (Zonisten), dies at 50