April 1835 in history

Top 7 most famous people born in April 1835

Apr 1 James Fisk (financier) an American stockbroker and corporate executive who has been referred to as one of the "robber barons" of the Gilded Age.
Apr 4 John Hughlings Jackson an English neurologist.
Apr 5 Vítězslav Hálek a Czech poet, writer, journalist, dramatist and theatre critic. He is considered one of the most important representatives of the May school, along with Jan Neruda and Karolína Světlá
Apr 9 Leopold II of Belgium chiefly remembered for the founding and exploitation of the Congo Free State as a private venture. Born in Brussels as the second son of Leopold I and Louise of Orléans, he succeeded his father to the throne on 17 December 1865, reigning for 44 years until his death. This was the longest reign of any Belgian monarch
Apr 18 François Perrier a French soldier and geodesist.
Apr 19 Julius Krohn a Finnish folk poetry researcher, professor of Finnish literature, poet, hymn writer, translator and journalist. He was born in Viipuri and was of Baltic German origin. Krohn worked as a lecturer on Finnish language in Helsinki University from the year 1875 and as a supernumerary professor from 1885. He was one of the most notable researchers into Finnish folk poetry in the 19th century. His native language was German
Apr 30 Franz Defregger an Austrian artist known mostly for his genre and history paintings.

Top 7 most famous people died in April 1835

Apr 2 Archduke Anton Victor of Austria an Archduke of Austria and a Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights. He was also briefly the last Archbishop and Elector of Cologne and Prince-Bishop of Münster before those territories were secularised in 1803
Apr 5 Ivan Martos a Russian sculptor and art teacher of Ukrainian origin who helped awaken Russian interest in Neoclassical sculpture.
Apr 8 Wilhelm von Humboldt a German philosopher, government functionary, diplomat, and founder of the University of Berlin, which was named after him in 1949.
Apr 10 Magdalene of Canossa an Italian Religious Sister and foundress. She was a leading advocate for the poor in her region, and has been canonized by the Catholic Church
Apr 17 William Henry Ireland an English forger of would-be Shakespearean documents and plays. He is less well known as a poet, writer of gothic novels and histories. Although he was apparently christened William-Henry, he was known as Samuel through much of his life , and many sources list his name as Samuel William Henry Ireland
Apr 21 Samuel Slater an early English-American industrialist known as the "Father of the American Industrial Revolution" and the "Father of the American Factory System." In the UK he was called "Slater the Traitor" because he brought British textile technology to America, modifying it for United States use. He learned textile machinery as an apprentice to a pioneer in the British industry. Immigrating to the United States at the age of 21, he designed the first textile mills, and later went into business for himself, developing a family business with his sons. A wealthy man, he eventually owned thirteen spinning mills, and had developed tenant farms and company towns around his textile mills, such as Slatersville, Rhode Island
Apr 26 Henry Kater an English physicist of German descent.