Famous Deaths In 1540
Friday, 19 December 2014
Jan 27 On this day in history angela Merici, Italian monk/monastery, dies
Feb 02 On this day in history death of george Schenck van Toutenburg, gov/viceroy of Frisia/Groningen
Mar 30 In the year 1540 death of matthäus Lang von Wellenburg, German statesman and Archbishop of Salzburg (b. 1469)
May 06 On this day in history jean Luis Vives, Spanish theory/humanist/reformer, dies at 48
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 On this day in history john I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies
Jul 28 On this day in history death of thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, executed
Jul 30 On this day in history death of robert Barnes, English churchman (martyred) (b. 1495)
Aug 23 Guillaume Budé, French scholar died in the year 1540.
Aug 24 In the year 1540 death of girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, Italian painter (b. 1503)
Sep 02 Lebna Dengel, Emperor of Ethiopia (b. 1501) died on this day in history.
Oct 04 Helius Eobanus Hessus, German humanist/poet (Silvae), dies in the year 1540.