Famous Deaths In 1640
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
Jan 14 Thomas Coventry, 1st Baron Coventry, English lawyer and judge (b. 1578) died on this day in history.
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 In the year 1640 hendrick C Vroom, Dutch seascape painter, dies
Feb 09 On this day in history murad IV, sultan of Turkey (1623-40), dies in Baghdad at 27
Mar 08 Guillaume van Messaus, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.
Mar 17 In the year 1640 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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1640 pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at 63
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 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)