On This Day

Famous People Who Died in April 1804

  • Apr 3 JÄ™drzej Kitowicz, Polish priest (b. 1727/1728)

Jacques Necker

Apr 9 Jacques Necker, French finance minister of Louis XVI whose decisions contributed to the outbreak of the French Revolution, dies at 71

  • Apr 15 Charles Pichegru, French army general and royalist who plotted to overthrow Napoleon, strangles himself in prison at 43
  • Apr 28 Hans Gram, Danish composer, dies at 49