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Famous Deaths In 1540

Monday, 24 November 2014

Jan 27 On this day in history angela Merici, Italian monk/monastery, dies

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 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 On this day in history jan Szapolyai, anti-king of Hungarian, dies

Jul 21 In the year 1540 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 On this day in history death of robert Barnes, English churchman (martyred) (b. 1495)

Aug 23 On this day in history death of guillaume Budé, French scholar

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.

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Famous Birthdays In 1540

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 25 On this day in history birth of edmund Campion, London, saint/Jesuit martyr (Decem Rationes)

Jan 28 Ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (d. 1610) was born in the year 1540.

Jun 03 On this day in history birth of charles I of Austria (d. 1590)

Jun 11 On this day in history birth of barnabe Googe, English poet (d. 1594)

Jun 23 On this day in history birth of johann Baptista Serranus, composer

Jul 11 Adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich/Juliana of Stolberg was born in the year 1540.

Aug 05 Joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating was born on this day in history.

Aug 26 In the year 1540 birth of king Magnus of Livonia (d. 1583)