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.