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Famous Birthdays In 1540

Friday, 26 August 2016

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

Jan 28 Ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (d. 1610) was born in the year 1540.

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 On this day in history birth of johann Baptista Serranus, composer

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 Johann Jakob Grynaeus, Swiss Protestant clergyman (d. 1617) was born on this day in history.

Dec 31 Silvio Antoniano, Italian cardinal/theologist (Tre libri) was born in the year 1540.

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Famous Deaths In 1540

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 27 Angela Merici, Italian monk/monastery, dies in the year 1540.

Feb 02 In the year 1540 death of george Schenck van Toutenburg, gov/viceroy of Frisia/Groningen

Mar 30 In the year 1540 death of matthäus Lang von Wellenburg, German statesman and Archbishop of Salzburg (b. 1469)

May 06 On this day in history jean Luis Vives, Spanish theory/humanist/reformer, dies at 48

May 22 In the year 1540 francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57

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

Jul 21 In the year 1540 john I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies

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

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