On This Day

Famous People Who Died in April 1806

  • Apr 4 Friedrich Gottlob Fleischer, composer, dies at 84
  • Apr 9 William V of Orange, Stadtholder of the Dutch Republic, dies at 58

Person of interestHoratio Gates

Apr 10 Horatio Gates, British-American soldier (general of the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War), dies at 78

Military Leader Horatio Gates
Military Leader
Horatio Gates
  • Apr 13 Jean-Jacques Bachelier, French painter, dies at ~82
  • Apr 22 Pierre-Charles Villeneuve, French admiral, killed at 42