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Famous Deaths In 1540

Sunday, 19 April 2015

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 On this day in history death of matthäus Lang von Wellenburg, German statesman and Archbishop of Salzburg (b. 1469)

May 06 Jean Luis Vives, Spanish theory/humanist/reformer, dies at 48 on this day in history.

May 22 In the year 1540 francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57

Jul 11 In the year 1540 jan Szapolyai, anti-king of Hungarian, dies

Jul 21 John I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies on this day in history.

Jul 28 On this day in history death of thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, executed

Jul 30 Robert Barnes, English churchman (martyred) (b. 1495) died on this day in history.

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 Lebna Dengel, Emperor of Ethiopia (b. 1501) died in the year 1540.

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 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 in the year 1540.

Aug 05 Joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating was born on this day in history.

Aug 26 King Magnus of Livonia (d. 1583) was born in the year 1540.