April 1692 in history

Born in April 1692

Apr 5 Adrienne Lecouvreur a French actress, considered by many as the greatest of her time. Born in Damery, she first appeared professionally on the stage in Lille. After her Paris debut at the Comédie-Française in 1717, she was immensely popular with the public. Together with Michel Baron, she was credited for having developed a more natural, less stylized, type of acting
Apr 8 Giuseppe Tartini an Italian Baroque composer and violinist.
Apr 29 Jean Armand de Lestocq a French adventurer who wielded immense influence on the foreign policy of Russia during the early reign of Empress Elizabeth.