Famous Deaths In 1540
Thursday, 23 October 2014
Jan 27 Angela Merici, Italian monk/monastery, dies in the year 1540.
Feb 02 George Schenck van Toutenburg, gov/viceroy of Frisia/Groningen died in the year 1540.
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 in the year 1540.
Jul 11 On this day in history jan Szapolyai, anti-king of Hungarian, dies
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.
Jul 30 In the year 1540 death of robert Barnes, English churchman (martyred) (b. 1495)
Aug 23 In the year 1540 death of guillaume Budé, French scholar
Aug 24 In the year 1540 death of girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, Italian painter (b. 1503)
Sep 02 In the year 1540 death of lebna Dengel, Emperor of Ethiopia (b. 1501)
Oct 04 Helius Eobanus Hessus, German humanist/poet (Silvae), dies on this day in history.