On This Day

Famous People Who Died in April 1813

  • Apr 10 Joseph-Louis Lagrange, Italian mathematician and astronomer (number theory, celestial mechanics), dies at 77
  • Apr 14 Joachim Nicolas Eggert, Swedish violinist and composer, dies of tuberculosis at 34
  • Apr 19 Benjamin Rush, physician/abolotionist (signed US Declaration of Independence), dies at 67
  • Apr 27 Zebulon Pike, American brigadier general & explorer (Pike's Peak), dies in battle at 34
  • Apr 28 Mikhail Kutuzov, Russian field marshal (Battle of Borodino), dies at 67
  • Apr 29 Christian Danner, German violinist and composer, dies at 55