Famous Deaths In 1640
Thursday, 27 April 2017
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 in the year 1640.
Jan 25 Robert Burton, author (Anatomy of Melancholy), dies in the year 1640.
Feb 04 In the year 1640 hendrick C Vroom, Dutch seascape painter, dies
Feb 09 In the year 1640 murad IV, sultan of Turkey (1623-40), dies in Baghdad at 27
Mar 08 In the year 1640 guillaume van Messaus, composer, dies at 50
Mar 17 Philip Massinger, dramatist, dies on this day in history.
Apr 02 Matthias C Sarbiewski, [Sarbievius], Polish jesuit/poet, dies at 45 on this day in history.
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 Theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk, English politician (b. 1584) died in the year 1640.
Jul 12 Henry Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz, dies in the year 1640.
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 in the year 1640.
Nov 25 Giles Farnaby, composer, dies on this day in history.
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 On this day in history death of john Francis Regis, French saint (b. 1597)