April 1832 in history

April 1832 events chronologically

Apr 8 Black Hawk War: Around three-hundred United States 6th Infantry troops leave St. Louis, Missouri to fight the Sauk Native Americans
Apr 29 Évariste Galois is released from prison

Top 7 most famous people born in April 1832

Apr 5 Jules Ferry a French statesman and republican. He was a promoter of laicism and colonial expansion
Apr 8 Alfred von Waldersee a German Generalfeldmarschall who served as Chief of the Imperial German General Staff from 1888 to 1891 and as Allied Supreme Commander in China in 1900-1901.
Apr 15 Wilhelm Busch a German humorist, poet, illustrator and painter. He published comic illustrated cautionary tales from 1859, achieving his most notable works in the 1870s. Busch's illustrations used wood engraving, and later, zincography
Apr 15 Herbert Vaughan an English prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Archbishop of Westminster from 1892 until his death, and was elevated to the cardinalate in 1893. He was the founder in 1866 of St Joseph's Foreign Missionary College, known as Mill Hill Missionaries. He also founded the Catholic Truth Society. In 1871 Vaughan led a group of priests to the United States to form a mission society whose purpose was to minister to freedmen. In 1893 the society reorganized to form the US-based Joseph Society of the Sacred Heart, known as the Josephite Fathers. Vaughan also founded Bede's College, Manchester. As Archbishop of Westminster, he led the capital campaign and construction of Westminster Cathedral
Apr 19 José Echegaray a Spanish civil engineer, mathematician, statesman, and one of the leading Spanish dramatists of the last quarter of the 19th century. He was awarded the 1904 Nobel Prize for Literature "in recognition of the numerous and brilliant compositions which, in an individual and original manner, have revived the great traditions of the Spanish drama"
Apr 19 Lucretia Garfield First Lady of the United States in 1881.
Apr 22 Julius Sterling Morton a Nebraska newspaper editor who served as President Grover Cleveland's Secretary of Agriculture. He was a prominent Bourbon Democrat, taking the conservative position on political, economic and social issues, and opposing agrarianism. In 1897 he started a weekly magazine entitled The Conservative

Died in April 1832

Apr 3 Jean Baptiste Gay vicomte de Martignac a moderate royalist French statesman during the Bourbon Restoration 1814–30 under King Charles X.
Apr 9 Bernard-François marquis de Chauvelin a French nobleman and liberal.
Apr 16 Henri Cassini a French botanist and naturalist, who specialised in the sunflower family.
Apr 16 Justus Christian Loder a German anatomist and surgeon who was a native of Riga.
Apr 24 Friedrich Gottlob Hayne a German botanist, taxonomist, pharmacist and professor.