April 1822 in history

Top 7 most famous people born in April 1822

Apr 2 Luis Sáenz Peña a lawyer and President of Argentina. He was the father of president Roque Sáenz Peña
Apr 3 Edward Everett Hale an American author, historian and Unitarian minister.
Apr 16 Robert Luther a German astronomer who searched for asteroids while working in Düsseldorf. He discovered 24 of them
Apr 18 August Heinrich Petermann a German cartographer.
Apr 25 Sherard Osborn a Royal Navy admiral and Arctic explorer.
Apr 26 Frederick Law Olmsted an American landscape architect, journalist, social critic, and public administrator. He is popularly considered to be the father of American landscape architecture, although many scholars have bestowed that title upon Andrew Jackson Downing. Olmsted was famous for co-designing many well-known urban parks with his senior partner Calvert Vaux, including Central Park and Prospect Park in New York City, as well as Elm Park , considered by many to be the first municipal park in America
Apr 27 Ulysses S. Grant the 18th President of the United States. In 1865, as commanding general, Grant led the Union Armies to victory over the Confederacy in the American Civil War. He then implemented Congressional Reconstruction, often at odds with President Andrew Johnson. Twice elected president, Grant led the Radical Republicans in their effort to remove the vestiges of Confederate nationalism and slavery, protect African-American citizenship, and defeat the Ku Klux Klan

Died in April 1822

Apr 3 Friedrich Justin Bertuch a German publisher and patron of the arts. He co-founded the Fürstliche freie Zeichenschule Weimar with the painter Georg Melchior Kraus in 1776. He was the father of the writer and journalist Karl Bertuch
Apr 17 Dmitry Levitzky a Russian-Ukrainian portrait painter.
Apr 19 Platon Zubov the last of Catherine the Great's favourites and the most powerful man in Russian Empire during the last years of her reign.