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Famous Deaths In 1540

Friday, 27 May 2016

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

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

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 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 Robert Barnes, English churchman (martyred) (b. 1495) died on this day in history.

Aug 23 On this day in history death of guillaume Budé, French scholar

Aug 24 Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, Italian painter (b. 1503) died on this day in history.

Sep 02 Lebna Dengel, Emperor of Ethiopia (b. 1501) died on this day in history.

Oct 04 In the year 1540 helius Eobanus Hessus, German humanist/poet (Silvae), dies

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

Jan 28 Ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (d. 1610) was born on this day in history.

Jun 03 Charles I of Austria (d. 1590) was born on this day in history.

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 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 In the year 1540 birth of king Magnus of Livonia (d. 1583)

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