Famous Deaths In 1640
Friday, 19 December 2014
Jan 14 Thomas Coventry, 1st Baron Coventry, English lawyer and judge (b. 1578) died in the year 1640.
Jan 22 Erasmus Quellinus I, Flemish wood carver, dies at about 55 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1640.
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 Matthias C Sarbiewski, [Sarbievius], Polish jesuit/poet, dies at 45 in the year 1640.
Apr 10 Agostino Agazzari, Italian composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history henry Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz, dies
Oct 20 John Ball, English Puritan clergyman (b. 1585) died in the year 1640.
Oct 26 On this day in history pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at 63
Nov 25 On this day in history giles Farnaby, composer, dies
Dec 06 In the year 1640 matthijs Elsevier, Flemish/Dutch book publisher/merchant, dies at 75
Dec 09 Pierre Fourier, Roman Catholic saint and French priest (b.1565) died on this day in history.
Dec 30 In the year 1640 death of john Francis Regis, French saint (b. 1597)