Famous Deaths In 1640
Friday, 31 July 2015
Jan 14 In the year 1640 death of thomas Coventry, 1st Baron Coventry, English lawyer and judge (b. 1578)
Jan 22 Erasmus Quellinus I, Flemish wood carver, dies at about 55 in the year 1640.
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 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 In the year 1640 agostino Agazzari, Italian composer, dies at 61
May 30 In the year 1640 andre Duchesne, French historian/genealogy, dies
Jun 03 In the year 1640 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 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 In the year 1640 death of john Francis Regis, French saint (b. 1597)