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Famous Deaths In 1540

Saturday, 25 October 2014

Jan 27 Angela Merici, Italian monk/monastery, dies on this day in history.

Feb 02 In the year 1540 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 on this day in history.

May 22 Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57 in the year 1540.

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 on this day in history.

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 Guillaume Budé, French scholar died in the year 1540.

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

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 in the year 1540.

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Famous Birthdays In 1540

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Jan 25 Edmund Campion, London, saint/Jesuit martyr (Decem Rationes) was born in the year 1540.

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

Jun 03 In the year 1540 birth of charles I of Austria (d. 1590)

Jun 11 On this day in history birth of barnabe Googe, English poet (d. 1594)

Jun 23 Johann Baptista Serranus, composer was born on this day in history.

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 King Magnus of Livonia (d. 1583) was born in the year 1540.