Famous Deaths In 1540
Friday, 29 April 2016
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 Matthäus Lang von Wellenburg, German statesman and Archbishop of Salzburg (b. 1469) died on this day in history.
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 in the year 1540.
Jul 11 Jan Szapolyai, anti-king of Hungarian, dies in the year 1540.
Jul 21 John I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies in the year 1540.
Jul 28 In the year 1540 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 In the year 1540 death of guillaume Budé, French scholar
Aug 24 On this day in history death of girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, Italian painter (b. 1503)
Sep 02 In the year 1540 death of lebna Dengel, Emperor of Ethiopia (b. 1501)
Oct 04 In the year 1540 helius Eobanus Hessus, German humanist/poet (Silvae), dies