Famous People Who Died in April 1704

  • Apr 8 Henry Sydney, 1st Earl of Romney, English statesman, dies at 63
  • Apr 8 Hiob Ludolf, German orientalist (b. 1624)
  • Apr 10 William Egon of Fürstenberg, Bishop of Strassburg (b. 1629)

Jacques-Bénigne BossuetJacques-Bénigne Bossuet (1627-1704)

Apr 12 French bishop and writer (Louis XIV court preacher), dies at 77

  • Apr 12 Johan van Waveren Hudde, Dutch mathematician (Concerning Reduction of Equations) and Mayor of Amsterdam (1672-1703), dies at 76