Famous Deaths In 1540
Sunday, 22 October 2017
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 on this day in history.
May 22 On this day in history francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57
Jul 11 On this day in history jan Szapolyai, anti-king of Hungarian, dies
Jul 21 John I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies on this day in history.
Jul 28 On this day in history death of thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, executed
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 In the year 1540 death of lebna Dengel, Emperor of Ethiopia (b. 1501)
Oct 04 Helius Eobanus Hessus, German humanist/poet (Silvae), dies on this day in history.