Birthdays in History in April 1791

  • Apr 9 George Peacock, Denton County Durham, English Mathematician (algebraic theory)
  • Apr 12 Francis Preston Blair, newspaper editor (Washington Globe)
  • Apr 13 Félix de Mérode, Belgian minister of War and Finance (d. 1857)

Person of interestJames Buchanan

Apr 23 James Buchanan, 15th US President (1857-61), born in Cove Gap, Pennsylvania (d. 1868)

15th US President James Buchanan
15th US President
James Buchanan
  • Apr 23 W Friedrich Olivier, German landscape painter/cartoonist
  • Apr 24 Nikolaj A Bestuzhev, Russian writer/painter (Account about Holland)

Person of interestSamuel Morse

Apr 27 Samuel Morse, American inventor (telegraph, Morse code) and painter, born in Charlestown, Massachusetts (d. 1872)

Inventor Samuel Morse
Inventor
Samuel Morse