April 1694 in history

Born in April 1694

Apr 3 George Edwards (naturalist) an English naturalist and ornithologist, known as the "father of British ornithology".
Apr 25 Richard Boyle 3rd Earl of Burlington The Hon. Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of Burlington and 4th Earl of Cork, KG, PC , born in Yorkshire, England, was the son of The 2nd Earl of Burlington and 3rd Earl of Cork. Burlington was called 'the Apollo of the Arts' and 'the architect Earl', never taking more than a passing interest in politics despite his position as a Privy Counsellor and a member of both the British House of Lords and the Irish House of Lords

Died in April 1694

Apr 8 Nicolás de Villacis a Spanish Baroque painter from Murcia, a disciple of Diego Velázquez.
Apr 10 Catharina Regina von Greiffenberg an Austrian poet of the Baroque era.
Apr 16 Claire-Clémence de Maillé-Brézé a French noblewoman from the Brézé family and a niece of Cardinal Richelieu. She married Louis de Bourbon, Prince of Condé, known as Le Grand Condé , and became the mother of Henri Jules. She was Princess of Condé and Duchess of Fronsac
Apr 18 William Hamilton Duke of Hamilton Duke of Hamilton in the Peerage of Scotland due to his marriage to Anne Hamilton, 3rd Duchess of Hamilton, which also allowed him to use his wife's subsidiary titles during his lifetime and to take the name Hamilton for him and their descendents. Born Lord William Douglas, he was the son of William Douglas, 1st Marquess of Douglas and his second wife Lady Mary Gordon, a daughter of George Gordon, 1st Marquess of Huntly
Apr 27 John George IV Elector of Saxony Elector of Saxony from 1691 to 1694.