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Famous Birthdays In 1540

Friday, 27 May 2016

Jan 25 Edmund Campion, London, saint/Jesuit martyr (Decem Rationes) was born in the year 1540.

Jan 28 On this day in history birth of ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (d. 1610)

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

Jun 11 In the year 1540 birth of barnabe Googe, English poet (d. 1594)

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 Joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating was born in the year 1540.

Aug 26 King Magnus of Livonia (d. 1583) was born in the year 1540.

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

Dec 31 On this day in history birth of silvio Antoniano, Italian cardinal/theologist (Tre libri)

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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 In the year 1540 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 in the year 1540.

May 06 In the year 1540 jean Luis Vives, Spanish theory/humanist/reformer, dies at 48

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

Jul 11 In the year 1540 jan Szapolyai, anti-king of Hungarian, dies

Jul 21 On this day in history john I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies

Jul 28 Thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, executed died in the year 1540.

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