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Famous Deaths In 1540

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

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

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 Guillaume Budé, French scholar died on this day in history.

Aug 24 On this day in history death of girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, Italian painter (b. 1503)

Sep 02 Lebna Dengel, Emperor of Ethiopia (b. 1501) died in the year 1540.

Oct 04 Helius Eobanus Hessus, German humanist/poet (Silvae), dies in the year 1540.

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Famous Birthdays In 1540

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Jan 25 On this day in history birth of edmund Campion, London, saint/Jesuit martyr (Decem Rationes)

Jan 28 In the year 1540 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 Barnabe Googe, English poet (d. 1594) was born on this day in history.

Jun 23 In the year 1540 birth of johann Baptista Serranus, composer

Jul 11 On this day in history birth of adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich/Juliana of Stolberg

Aug 05 Joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating was born on this day in history.

Aug 26 On this day in history birth of king Magnus of Livonia (d. 1583)