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Famous Birthdays In 1540

Sunday, 25 September 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 Charles I of Austria (d. 1590) was born in the year 1540.

Jun 11 Barnabe Googe, English poet (d. 1594) was born in the year 1540.

Jun 23 Johann Baptista Serranus, composer was born in the year 1540.

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

Aug 05 On this day in history birth of joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating

Aug 26 King Magnus of Livonia (d. 1583) was born on this day in history.

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

Dec 31 In the year 1540 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 In the year 1540 angela Merici, Italian monk/monastery, dies

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

Mar 30 On this day in history death of matthäus Lang von Wellenburg, German statesman and Archbishop of Salzburg (b. 1469)

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

Jul 21 John I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies on this day in history.

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

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