History Quiz / Born on this day (April)

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Can you name the individuals born on each day of April?

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DateNameDescription (year of birth)
April 1Prussian chancellor and driving force behind German unfiication in 1870 (1815)
April 2Author of The Little Mermaid, The Ugly Duckling and Thumbelina (1805)
April 3King of England who seized the crown from Richard II in 1399 (1367)
April 4Actor who won a posthumous Oscar for playing the Joker in The Dark Knight (1979)
April 5Leading African American civil rights leader in the early 20th century (1856)
April 6Scientist who discovered the structure of DNA alongside Francis Crick (1928)
April 7English Romantic poet who wandered lonely as a cloud (1770)
April 8Turkic warlord who conquered much of Asia in the 14th century (1336)
April 9British engineer who designed the first iron propeller-driven steamship (1806)
April 10Russian revolutionary and first leader of the Soviet Union (1870)
April 11Opinionated broadcaster who presents Top Gear (1960)
April 12Author of The Hunt for Red October and Patriot Games (1947)
April 13Old West outlaw born Robert Leroy Parker and leader of the Wild Bunch gang (1866)
April 14Actress best known for her role as Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1977)
April 15Italian Renaissance polymath who painted The Last Supper and the Mona Lisa (1452)
DateNameDescription (year of birth)
April 16Silent movies star famous for his role as the Tramp (1889)
April 17American financier who founded US Steel and the International Merchant Marine Co. (1837)
April 18Actor in Once Upon a Time in America, Casino and Nixon (1947)
April 19Russian tennis player who won Wimbledon at age 17 (1987)
April 20Leader of Nazi Germany from 1933 until his death in 1945 (1889)
April 21Author of Jane Eyre (1816)
April 22Actor in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, The Departed and The Shining (1937)
April 23Playwright whose works include Romeo and Juliet, The Tempest and Richard III (1564)
April 24Actress/singer who won Oscars for Funny Girl and A Star is Born (1942)
April 25English civil war general and subsequently Lord Protector of the Commonwealth (1599)
April 26Founder of Islam (570)
April 27Inventor of an international system of communciation now named after him (1791)
April 28Author of To Kill a Mockingbird (1926)
April 29Emperor of Japan 1926-89 (1901)
April 30Actress who starred in Jumanji, Wimbledon and the Spiderman trilogy (1982)

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