April 1804 in history

April 1804 events chronologically

Apr 5 High Possil Meteorite: The first recorded meteorite in Scotland falls in Possil
Apr 25 The western Georgian kingdom of Imereti accepts the suzerainty of the Russian Empire

Top 7 most famous people born in April 1804

Apr 5 Matthias Jakob Schleiden a German botanist and co-founder of the cell theory, along with Theodor Schwann and Rudolf Virchow.
Apr 7 Salomon Müller a German naturalist. He was born in Heidelberg, and died in Freiburg im Breisgau
Apr 11 Otto Linné Erdmann a German chemist. He was the son of Karl Gottfried Erdmann, the physician who introduced vaccination into Saxony. He was born in Dresden on 11 April 1804. In 1820 he began to attend the medicochirurgical academy of his native place, and in 1822 he entered the University of Leipzig, where in 1827 he became extraordinary professor, and in 1830 ordinary professor of chemistry. This office he held until his death, which happened at Leipzig on 9 October 1869. He was particularly successful as a teacher, and the laboratory established at Leipzig under his direction in 1843 was long regarded as a model institution. As an investigator he is best known for his work on nickel and indigo and other dye-stuffs. With F. Marchand he also carried out a number of determinations of atomic weights. In 1828, in conjunction with F. Werther , he founded the Journal für technische and ökonomische Chemie, which became in 1834 the Journal für praktische Chemie. He was also the author of Über das Nickel , Lehrbuch der Chemie , Grundriss der Waarenkunde , and Über das Studium der Chemie
Apr 15 François-Napoléon-Marie Moigno a French Catholic priest and one time Jesuit, as well as a physicist and author. He considered himself a student of Cauchy
Apr 18 Marc Athanase Parfait Œillet des Murs a French amateur ornithologist and local politician and historian.
Apr 23 Marie Taglioni an Italian/Swedish ballet dancer of the Romantic ballet era, a central figure in the history of European dance.
Apr 26 Charles Goodyear (politician) a United States Representative from New York.

Died in April 1804

Apr 3 Jędrzej Kitowicz a Polish historian and diarist.
Apr 5 Jean-Charles Pichegru a distinguished French general of the Revolutionary Wars. Under his command, French troops overran Belgium and the Netherlands before fighting on the Rhine front. His subsequent involvement in a royalist conspiracy to remove Napoleon from power led to his arrest and death
Apr 9 Jacques Necker a French statesman of Swiss birth and finance minister of Louis XVI, a post he held in the lead-up to the French Revolution in 1789.
Apr 20 Ernest II Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg the third but second surviving son of Frederick III, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg and Luise Dorothea of Saxe-Meiningen. The death of his older brother Frederick in 1756 made him the heir to the duchy of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg