Famous Deaths In 1540
Tuesday, 22 August 2017
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 Matthäus Lang von Wellenburg, German statesman and Archbishop of Salzburg (b. 1469) died on this day in history.
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 In the year 1540 jan Szapolyai, anti-king of Hungarian, dies
Jul 21 On this day in history john I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies
Jul 28 Thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, executed died in the year 1540.
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 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.