Mar 31 In the year 1340 ivan I Kalita, grand-duke of Vladimir, dies
Jun 01 In the year 1340 jan III van Diest, bishop of Utrecht (1322-40), dies
Oct 18 Henry Henricus of Friemar, Augustine philosopher, dies in the year 1340.
Dec 04 Henry Burghersh, English bishop and chancellor (b. 1292) died in the year 1340.