Famous People Who Died in April 1864

  • Apr 2 Princess Hildegard of Bavaria, seventh child and fourth daughter of Ludwig I of Bavaria and Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen, dies at 38
  • Apr 4 Joseph Pitty Couthouy, American naval officer (b. 1808)
  • Apr 12 Thomas Green, US Confederate brigadier general, dies in battle at 50
  • Apr 13 Johann Schneider, German composer & organist, dies at 74
  • Apr 22 Joseph Gilbert Totten, US Union general-major, dies at 75

Abraham Gesner

Apr 29 Abraham Gesner, Canadian geologist (inventor of kerosene), dies at 66

  • Apr 29 Charles-Julien Brianchon, French mathematician (Brianchon's theorem), dies at 80