On This Day

Famous People Who Died in April 1803

  • Apr 2 Hieronymus van Alphen, Dutch attorney/poet (church hymns), dies at 56

Person of interestToussaint Louverture

Apr 7 Toussaint Louverture, Haitian general, revolutionary and most famous of the leaders of the Haitian Revolution, dies while in prison in France at about 59

General and Revolutionary Toussaint Louverture
General and Revolutionary
Toussaint Louverture
  • Apr 15 Václav Norbert Brixi, Czech organist, composer and priest (aka s Jeroným) dies at 65
  • Apr 18 Louis François Antoine Arbogast, French mathematician (Du calcul des derivations), dies at 43