April 1684 in history

Born in April 1684

Apr 15 Catherine I of Russia the second wife of Peter I of Russia, reigned as Empress of Russia from 1725 until her death.

Died in April 1684

Apr 5 William Brouncker 2nd Viscount Brouncker an English mathematician who introduced Brouncker's formula, and was the first President of the Royal Society.
Apr 5 Karl Eusebius Prince of Liechtenstein the Prince of Liechtenstein. He inherited this title in 1627 from his father Karl He was 16 and thus considered underage and his uncles Prince Gundakar and Maximillian acted as regents until 1632. From 1639 to 1641 Karl was Chief Captain of High and Low Silesia
Apr 12 Nicola Amati an Italian luthier from Cremona.
Apr 13 Nicolás Antonio a Spanish bibliographer born in Seville.
Apr 18 Gonzales Coques a Flemish Baroque painter.
Apr 24 Rudolf Capell a German historian, linguist and pedagogue. He was renowned internationally as one of the great learned men of his time
Apr 26 Jan Davidsz. de Heem a still life painter who was active in Utrecht and Antwerp. He is a major representative of that genre in both Dutch and Flemish Baroque painting