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Famous Deaths In 1540

Thursday, 23 October 2014

Jan 27 Angela Merici, Italian monk/monastery, dies in the year 1540.

Feb 02 George Schenck van Toutenburg, gov/viceroy of Frisia/Groningen died in the year 1540.

Mar 30 On this day in history death of matthäus Lang von Wellenburg, German statesman and Archbishop of Salzburg (b. 1469)

May 06 Jean Luis Vives, Spanish theory/humanist/reformer, dies at 48 on this day in history.

May 22 Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57 in the year 1540.

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 in the year 1540.

Jul 28 Thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, executed died on this day in history.

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 In the year 1540 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 Helius Eobanus Hessus, German humanist/poet (Silvae), dies on this day in history.

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Famous Birthdays In 1540

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Jan 25 Edmund Campion, London, saint/Jesuit martyr (Decem Rationes) was born in the year 1540.

Jan 28 Ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (d. 1610) was born on this day in history.

Jun 03 Charles I of Austria (d. 1590) was born on this day in history.

Jun 11 Barnabe Googe, English poet (d. 1594) was born on this day in history.

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

Jul 11 In the year 1540 birth of adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich/Juliana of Stolberg

Aug 05 In the year 1540 birth of joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating

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