Birthdays in History in April 1828

Birthdays in History

  • Apr 4 Margaret Oliphant, Scottish novelist and biographer (Beleaguered City), born in Wallyford, Scotland (d. 1897)
  • Apr 6 Charles William Field, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1892)
  • Apr 8 George Baird Hodge, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • Apr 13 Joseph B Lightfoot, English theologist/bishop of Durham
  • Apr 21 Hippolyte Taine, French philosopher/historian (Voyage in Italy)
  • Apr 23 Albert, King of Saxony (1873-1902), born in Dresden, Germany (d. 1902)
  • Apr 24 Robert Brank Vance, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from North Carolina (1873-85), born in Buncombe, North Carolina (d. 1899)
  • Apr 27 Gerben Colmjon, Frisian linguist and publisher, born in Leeuwarden, Netherlands (d. 1884)