Famous Deaths In 1540
Saturday, 13 February 2016
Jan 27 Angela Merici, Italian monk/monastery, dies in the year 1540.
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 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 on this day in history.
Jul 11 Jan Szapolyai, anti-king of Hungarian, dies in the year 1540.
Jul 21 In the year 1540 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 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 On this day in history death of girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, Italian painter (b. 1503)
Sep 02 On this day in history death of lebna Dengel, Emperor of Ethiopia (b. 1501)
Oct 04 Helius Eobanus Hessus, German humanist/poet (Silvae), dies on this day in history.