On This Day

Famous People Who Died in April 1782

  • Apr 6 Rynoldus Popma van Oevering, composer, dies at 90
  • Apr 7 Taksin, King of Siam (1767-82), dies at 47
  • Apr 12 Metastasio, Italian poet and librettist (b. 1698)
  • Apr 22 Josef Ferdinand Norbert Seger, Czech composer, dies at 66

Person of interestAnne Bonny

Apr 22 Anne Bonny, Irish pirate, dies in prison at 85

Pirate Anne Bonny
Pirate
Anne Bonny
  • Apr 27 William Talbot, 1st Earl Talbot, British politician, dies at 72