April 1695 in History

Events in History

  • Apr 30 William Congreve's "Love for Love" premieres in London

Birthdays in History

  • Apr 8 Johann Christian Gunther, German poet, born in Striegau, Silesia (d. 1723)
  • Apr 10 Balthazar Huydecoper, Dutch translator/historian
  • Apr 12 Caspar Burman, historian/mayor (Utrecht Neth)

Deaths in History

  • Apr 3 Melchior de Hondecoeter, Dutch still life painter, dies at about 58
  • Apr 5 George Savile, 1st marquis of Halifax, dies at 61
  • Apr 13 Jean de la Fontaine, French poet (Fables), dies at 73
  • Apr 23 Henry Vaughan, poet (Silex Scintillans), dies at 72
  • Apr 27 Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, [Asbaje], Mexican poetress/nun, dies at 44

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Apr 27 John Trenchard, English radical Whig politician and statesman, dies at 46

English Politician John Trenchard
English Politician
John Trenchard