April 1673 in history

Born in April 1673

Apr 21 Wilhelmine Amalia of Brunswick-Lüneburg Holy Roman Empress, Queen of the Germans, Queen of Hungary, Queen of Bohemia, Archduchess consort of Austria etc. as the spouse of Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor.
Apr 28 Claude Gillot a French painter, best known as the master of Watteau and Lancret.

Died in April 1673

Apr 5 François Caron a French Huguenot refugee to the Netherlands who served the Dutch East India Company for 30 years, rising from cabin boy to Director-General at Batavia , only one grade below Governor-General. He was later to become Director-General of the French East Indies Company