Famous Deaths In 1540
Thursday, 30 July 2015
Jan 27 Angela Merici, Italian monk/monastery, dies on this day in history.
Feb 02 George Schenck van Toutenburg, gov/viceroy of Frisia/Groningen died on this day in history.
Mar 30 In the year 1540 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 in the year 1540.
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 in the year 1540.
Jul 28 In the year 1540 death of thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, executed
Jul 30 Robert Barnes, English churchman (martyred) (b. 1495) died in the year 1540.
Aug 23 In the year 1540 death of guillaume Budé, French scholar
Aug 24 Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, Italian painter (b. 1503) died in the year 1540.
Sep 02 Lebna Dengel, Emperor of Ethiopia (b. 1501) died in the year 1540.
Oct 04 Helius Eobanus Hessus, German humanist/poet (Silvae), dies in the year 1540.