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Famous Deaths In 1540

Saturday, 13 February 2016

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

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 Jean Luis Vives, Spanish theory/humanist/reformer, dies at 48 in the year 1540.

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 in the year 1540.

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

Jul 28 On this day in history 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 Guillaume Budé, French scholar died in the year 1540.

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 Helius Eobanus Hessus, German humanist/poet (Silvae), dies on this day in history.

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Famous Birthdays In 1540

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Jan 25 In the year 1540 birth of edmund Campion, London, saint/Jesuit martyr (Decem Rationes)

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 In the year 1540 birth of barnabe Googe, English poet (d. 1594)

Jun 23 On this day in history 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 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)

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