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Deaths in History in April 1782

  • Apr 7 Taksin, King of Siam (1767-82), dies at 47
  • Apr 12 Metastasio, Italian poet and librettist (b. 1698)

Person of interestAnne Bonny

Apr 22 Anne Bonny, Irish pirate, dies in prison at 85

Pirate Anne Bonny
Pirate
Anne Bonny
  • Apr 27 William Talbot, 1st Earl Talbot, British politician, dies at 72