Famous Deaths In 1640
Sunday, 26 June 2016
Jan 14 Thomas Coventry, 1st Baron Coventry, English lawyer and judge (b. 1578) died in the year 1640.
Jan 22 Erasmus Quellinus I, Flemish wood carver, dies at about 55 in the year 1640.
Jan 25 Robert Burton, author (Anatomy of Melancholy), dies on this day in history.
Feb 04 Hendrick C Vroom, Dutch seascape painter, dies on this day in history.
Feb 09 Murad IV, sultan of Turkey (1623-40), dies in Baghdad at 27 in the year 1640.
Mar 08 Guillaume van Messaus, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.
Mar 17 Philip Massinger, dramatist, dies on this day in history.
Apr 02 On this day in history matthias C Sarbiewski, [Sarbievius], Polish jesuit/poet, dies at 45
Apr 10 On this day in history agostino Agazzari, Italian composer, dies at 61
May 30 Andre Duchesne, French historian/genealogy, dies on this day in history.
Jun 03 Theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk, English politician (b. 1584) died in the year 1640.
Jul 12 In the year 1640 henry Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz, dies
Oct 20 On this day in history death of john Ball, English Puritan clergyman (b. 1585)
Oct 26 Pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at 63 on this day in history.
Nov 25 Giles Farnaby, composer, dies in the year 1640.
Dec 06 Matthijs Elsevier, Flemish/Dutch book publisher/merchant, dies at 75 in the year 1640.
Dec 09 In the year 1640 death of pierre Fourier, Roman Catholic saint and French priest (b.1565)
Dec 30 John Francis Regis, French saint (b. 1597) died on this day in history.