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.