April 1679 in history

Born in April 1679

Apr 23 Johann Georg Liebknecht a German theologian and scientist. He was professor of mathematics and theology at the Ludoviciana in Giessen, Germany

Died in April 1679

Apr 4 Christian Hoffmann von Hoffmannswaldau a German poet of the Baroque era.
Apr 17 Jan van Kessel the Elder a Flemish painter of still lifes and Jan Brueghel the Elder's grandson.