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Historical Events Happened In 1540

Sunday, 29 March 2015

Sep 27   Pope Paul III recognizes Society of Jesus/Order of the Jesuits in the year 1540.  

Sep 27   Society of Jesus (Jesuits) founded by Ignatius Loyola in the year 1540.  

Oct 02   Venice/Turkey signs peace on this day in history.  

Oct 04   On this day in history helius Eobanus Hessus, German humanist/poet (Silvae), dies  

Oct 11   On this day in history emperor Karel names his son Philip, duke of Milan  

Dec 31   Silvio Antoniano, Italian cardinal/theologist (Tre libri) on this day in history.  

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Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 25   In the year 1540 birth of edmund Campion, London, saint/Jesuit martyr (Decem Rationes)  

Jan 28   Ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (d. 1610) was born in the year 1540.  

Jun 03   Charles I of Austria (d. 1590) was born on this day in history.  

Jun 11   Barnabe Googe, English poet (d. 1594) was born in the year 1540.  

Jun 23   On this day in history birth of johann Baptista Serranus, composer  

Jul 11   On this day in history birth of adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich/Juliana of Stolberg  

Aug 05   On this day in history birth of joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating  

Aug 26   King Magnus of Livonia (d. 1583) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1540

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 27   Angela Merici, Italian monk/monastery, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 02   George Schenck van Toutenburg, gov/viceroy of Frisia/Groningen died in the year 1540.  

Mar 30   Matthäus Lang von Wellenburg, German statesman and Archbishop of Salzburg (b. 1469) died on this day in history.  

May 06   Jean Luis Vives, Spanish theory/humanist/reformer, dies at 48 on this day in history.  

May 22   In the year 1540 francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57  

Jul 11   On this day in history jan Szapolyai, anti-king of Hungarian, dies  

Jul 21   John I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies on this day in history.  

Jul 28   In the year 1540 death of thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, executed