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Famous Birthdays In 1540

Sunday, 21 December 2014

Jan 25 In the year 1540 birth of edmund Campion, London, saint/Jesuit martyr (Decem Rationes)

Jan 28 Ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (d. 1610) was born on this day in history.

Jun 03 In the year 1540 birth of charles I of Austria (d. 1590)

Jun 11 Barnabe Googe, English poet (d. 1594) was born on this day in history.

Jun 23 Johann Baptista Serranus, composer was born on this day in history.

Jul 11 Adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich/Juliana of Stolberg was born on this day in history.

Aug 05 In the year 1540 birth of joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating

Aug 26 In the year 1540 birth of king Magnus of Livonia (d. 1583)

Oct 01 On this day in history birth of johann Jakob Grynaeus, Swiss Protestant clergyman (d. 1617)

Dec 31 Silvio Antoniano, Italian cardinal/theologist (Tre libri) was born on this day in history.

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Famous Deaths In 1540

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 27 Angela Merici, Italian monk/monastery, dies on this day in history.

Feb 02 On this day in history death of george Schenck van Toutenburg, gov/viceroy of Frisia/Groningen

Mar 30 Matthäus Lang von Wellenburg, German statesman and Archbishop of Salzburg (b. 1469) died on this day in history.

May 06 Jean Luis Vives, Spanish theory/humanist/reformer, dies at 48 on this day in history.

May 22 Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57 on this day in history.

Jul 11 Jan Szapolyai, anti-king of Hungarian, dies on this day in history.

Jul 21 John I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies in the year 1540.

Jul 28 Thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, executed died on this day in history.