Famous Deaths In 1640
Friday, 31 October 2014
Jan 14 Thomas Coventry, 1st Baron Coventry, English lawyer and judge (b. 1578) died on this day in history.
Jan 22 Erasmus Quellinus I, Flemish wood carver, dies at about 55 on this day in history.
Jan 25 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Mar 08 In the year 1640 guillaume van Messaus, composer, dies at 50
Mar 17 On this day in history philip Massinger, dramatist, dies
Apr 02 Matthias C Sarbiewski, [Sarbievius], Polish jesuit/poet, dies at 45 on this day in history.
Apr 10 Agostino Agazzari, Italian composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
May 30 Andre Duchesne, French historian/genealogy, dies in the year 1640.
Jun 03 On this day in history death of theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk, English politician (b. 1584)
Jul 12 In the year 1640 henry Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz, dies
Oct 20 In the year 1640 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 In the year 1640 giles Farnaby, composer, dies
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.