Famous Deaths In 1640
Friday, 28 October 2016
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 In the year 1640 robert Burton, author (Anatomy of Melancholy), dies
Feb 04 On this day in history hendrick C Vroom, Dutch seascape painter, dies
Feb 09 Murad IV, sultan of Turkey (1623-40), dies in Baghdad at 27 on this day in history.
Mar 08 On this day in history guillaume van Messaus, composer, dies at 50
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 Andre Duchesne, French historian/genealogy, dies in the year 1640.
Jun 03 In the year 1640 death of theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk, English politician (b. 1584)
Jul 12 Henry Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz, dies on this day in history.
Oct 20 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Dec 06 Matthijs Elsevier, Flemish/Dutch book publisher/merchant, dies at 75 in the year 1640.
Dec 09 On this day in history 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)