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April 1729 in History

Birthdays in History

  • Apr 13 Thomas Percy, English literary and bishop of Dromore, born in Bridgnorth, Shropshire, England (d. 1811)

Person of interestCatherine the Great

Apr 21 Catherine the Great [Catherine II], German-born Empress of Russia (1762-96) who expanded the Russian empire, born in Stettin, Kingdom of Prussia (d. 1796)

Empress of Russia Catherine the Great
Empress of Russia
Catherine the Great