Famous Deaths In 1640
Wednesday, 10 February 2016
Jan 14 Thomas Coventry, 1st Baron Coventry, English lawyer and judge (b. 1578) died in the year 1640.
Jan 22 In the year 1640 erasmus Quellinus I, Flemish wood carver, dies at about 55
Jan 25 Robert Burton, author (Anatomy of Melancholy), dies on this day in history.
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 Guillaume van Messaus, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.
Mar 17 On this day in history philip Massinger, dramatist, dies
Apr 02 On this day in history 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 Andre Duchesne, French historian/genealogy, dies on this day in history.
Jun 03 Theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk, English politician (b. 1584) died on this day in history.
Jul 12 On this day in history henry Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz, dies
Oct 20 John Ball, English Puritan clergyman (b. 1585) died on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Dec 09 In the year 1640 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)