Famous Deaths In 1540
Monday, 22 January 2018
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 MatthĂ¤us 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 On this day in history jan Szapolyai, anti-king of Hungarian, dies
Jul 21 In the year 1540 john I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies
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 In the year 1540 death of guillaume BudĂ©, 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