Famous Deaths In 1540
Friday, 20 January 2017
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 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 in the year 1540.
May 22 Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57 in the year 1540.
Jul 11 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 in the year 1540.
Sep 02 Lebna Dengel, Emperor of Ethiopia (b. 1501) died in the year 1540.
Oct 04 On this day in history helius Eobanus Hessus, German humanist/poet (Silvae), dies