Famous Deaths In 1540
Sunday, 26 March 2017
Jan 27 On this day in history angela Merici, Italian monk/monastery, dies
Feb 02 In the year 1540 death of george Schenck van Toutenburg, gov/viceroy of Frisia/Groningen
Mar 30 In the year 1540 death of matthäus Lang von Wellenburg, German statesman and Archbishop of Salzburg (b. 1469)
May 06 On this day in history jean Luis Vives, Spanish theory/humanist/reformer, dies at 48
May 22 On this day in history francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57
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 on this day in history.
Jul 28 Thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, executed died in the year 1540.
Jul 30 In the year 1540 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 In the year 1540 death of lebna Dengel, Emperor of Ethiopia (b. 1501)
Oct 04 Helius Eobanus Hessus, German humanist/poet (Silvae), dies in the year 1540.