Famous Deaths In 1640
Saturday, 28 February 2015
Jan 14 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Feb 09 Murad IV, sultan of Turkey (1623-40), dies in Baghdad at 27 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1640 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 In the year 1640 andre Duchesne, French historian/genealogy, dies
Jun 03 On this day in history death of theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk, English politician (b. 1584)
Jul 12 On this day in history 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 On this day in history giles Farnaby, composer, dies
Dec 06 Matthijs Elsevier, Flemish/Dutch book publisher/merchant, dies at 75 in the year 1640.
Dec 09 Pierre Fourier, Roman Catholic saint and French priest (b.1565) died on this day in history.
Dec 30 John Francis Regis, French saint (b. 1597) died in the year 1640.