April 1793 in history

April 1793 events chronologically

Apr 6 During the French Revolution, the Committee of Public Safety becomes the executive organ of the republic

Born in April 1793

Apr 4 Casimir Delavigne a French poet and dramatist.
Apr 5 Felix de Muelenaere a Belgian Roman Catholic politician.
Apr 8 Karl Ludwig Hencke a German amateur astronomer. He is sometimes confused with Johann Franz Encke, another German astronomer
Apr 15 Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve a German astronomer from a famous dynasty.
Apr 19 Ferdinand I of Austria Emperor of Austria, President of the German Confederation, King of Hungary and Bohemia , as well as associated dominions from the death of his father on 2 March 1835, until his abdication after the Revolutions of 1848.
Apr 26 Nicolas Anne Théodule Changarnier born at Autun, Saône-et-Loire.

Died in April 1793

Apr 2 Colin Macfarquhar a Scottish bookseller and printer. He is best known for being one of the "Society of Gentlemen in Scotland", along with Andrew Bell, who first published the Encyclopædia Britannica. Macfarquhar also contributed heavily to the second and third edition. The dates of his birth and death remain uncertain, even to Britannica itself
Apr 13 Frederick Charles Prince of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt a German Natural History collector, and from 1790 until his death the reigning Prince of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt.
Apr 15 Ignacije Szentmartony a Croatian Jesuit priest, missionary, mathematician, astronomer and explorer.
Apr 29 John Michell an English clergyman and natural philosopher who provided pioneering insights in a wide range of scientific fields, including astronomy, geology, optics, and gravitation. Considered "one of the greatest unsung scientists of all time", he was the first person known to propose the existence of black holes in publication, the first to suggest that earthquakes travel in waves, the first to explain how to manufacture artificial magnets, and the first to apply statistics to the study of the cosmos, recognizing that double stars were a product of mutual gravitation. He also invented an apparatus to measure the mass of the Earth. He has been called both the father of seismology and the father of magnetometry
Apr 29 Yechezkel Landau an influential authority in halakha. He is best known for the work Noda Biyhudah , by which title he is also known