Famous Deaths In 1640
Saturday, 25 October 2014
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 on this day in history.
Jan 25 In the year 1640 robert Burton, author (Anatomy of Melancholy), dies
Feb 04 Hendrick C Vroom, Dutch seascape painter, dies in the year 1640.
Feb 09 Murad IV, sultan of Turkey (1623-40), dies in Baghdad at 27 in the year 1640.
Mar 08 In the year 1640 guillaume van Messaus, composer, dies at 50
Mar 17 Philip Massinger, dramatist, dies in the year 1640.
Apr 02 In the year 1640 matthias C Sarbiewski, [Sarbievius], Polish jesuit/poet, dies at 45
Apr 10 Agostino Agazzari, Italian composer, dies at 61 in the year 1640.
May 30 Andre Duchesne, French historian/genealogy, dies in the year 1640.
Jun 03 Theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk, English politician (b. 1584) died in the year 1640.
Jul 12 Henry Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz, dies in the year 1640.
Oct 20 John Ball, English Puritan clergyman (b. 1585) died in the year 1640.
Oct 26 Pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at 63 in the year 1640.
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 On this day in history 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.