On This Day

Famous People Who Died in April 1747

  • Apr 2 Johann J Dillenius, German botanist, dies at 63
  • Apr 3 Francesco Solimena, Italian painter, dies at 89
  • Apr 7 Leopold I, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau, Prussian field marshal, dies at 70
  • Apr 9 Simon Fraser, 12th baron Lovat Jacobite, last man beheaded in England