Famous Deaths In 1540
Sunday, 30 April 2017
Jan 27 Angela Merici, Italian monk/monastery, dies in the year 1540.
Feb 02 George Schenck van Toutenburg, gov/viceroy of Frisia/Groningen died in the year 1540.
Mar 30 Matthäus Lang von Wellenburg, German statesman and Archbishop of Salzburg (b. 1469) died on this day in history.
May 06 Jean Luis Vives, Spanish theory/humanist/reformer, dies at 48 on this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history death of robert Barnes, English churchman (martyred) (b. 1495)
Aug 23 Guillaume Budé, French scholar died on this day in history.
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 On this day in history helius Eobanus Hessus, German humanist/poet (Silvae), dies