Famous Deaths In 1640
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
Jan 14 In the year 1640 death of thomas Coventry, 1st Baron Coventry, English lawyer and judge (b. 1578)
Jan 22 On this day in history erasmus Quellinus I, Flemish wood carver, dies at about 55
Jan 25 Robert Burton, author (Anatomy of Melancholy), dies in the year 1640.
Feb 04 On this day in history hendrick C Vroom, Dutch seascape painter, dies
Feb 09 In the year 1640 murad IV, sultan of Turkey (1623-40), dies in Baghdad at 27
Mar 08 Guillaume van Messaus, composer, dies at 50 in the year 1640.
Mar 17 Philip Massinger, dramatist, dies in the year 1640.
Apr 02 Matthias C Sarbiewski, [Sarbievius], Polish jesuit/poet, dies at 45 in the year 1640.
Apr 10 Agostino Agazzari, Italian composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
May 30 On this day in history andre Duchesne, French historian/genealogy, dies
Jun 03 Theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk, English politician (b. 1584) died on this day in history.
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 In the year 1640 pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at 63
Nov 25 In the year 1640 giles Farnaby, composer, dies
Dec 06 On this day in history matthijs Elsevier, Flemish/Dutch book publisher/merchant, dies at 75
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 in the year 1640.