Famous Deaths In 1540
Monday, 24 October 2016
Jan 27 On this day in history angela Merici, Italian monk/monastery, dies
Feb 02 George Schenck van Toutenburg, gov/viceroy of Frisia/Groningen died on this day in history.
Mar 30 Matthäus Lang von Wellenburg, German statesman and Archbishop of Salzburg (b. 1469) died in the year 1540.
May 06 On this day in history 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 In the year 1540 death of thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, executed
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 On this day in history death of girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, Italian painter (b. 1503)
Sep 02 On this day in history death of lebna Dengel, Emperor of Ethiopia (b. 1501)
Oct 04 On this day in history helius Eobanus Hessus, German humanist/poet (Silvae), dies