Famous Deaths In 1640
Thursday, 24 August 2017
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 Robert Burton, author (Anatomy of Melancholy), dies on this day in history.
Feb 04 Hendrick C Vroom, Dutch seascape painter, dies on this day in history.
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 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 In the year 1640 agostino Agazzari, Italian composer, dies at 61
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 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 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 On this day in history death of john Francis Regis, French saint (b. 1597)