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Historical Events Happened In 1540

Friday, 06 March 2015

Sep 27   Pope Paul III recognizes Society of Jesus/Order of the Jesuits on this day in history.  

Sep 27   On this day in history society of Jesus (Jesuits) founded by Ignatius Loyola  

Oct 02   On this day in history venice/Turkey signs peace  

Oct 04   Helius Eobanus Hessus, German humanist/poet (Silvae), dies on this day in history.  

Oct 11   Emperor Karel names his son Philip, duke of Milan on this day in history.  

Dec 31   In the year 1540 silvio Antoniano, Italian cardinal/theologist (Tre libri)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1540

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Jan 25   On this day in history birth of edmund Campion, London, saint/Jesuit martyr (Decem Rationes)  

Jan 28   In the year 1540 birth of ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (d. 1610)  

Jun 03   Charles I of Austria (d. 1590) was born in the year 1540.  

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

Jun 23   In the year 1540 birth of johann Baptista Serranus, composer  

Jul 11   Adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich/Juliana of Stolberg was born in the year 1540.  

Aug 05   Joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating was born on this day in history.  

Aug 26   On this day in history birth of king Magnus of Livonia (d. 1583)  

Famous Deaths In 1540

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 27   On this day in history angela Merici, Italian monk/monastery, dies  

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

Mar 30   In the year 1540 death of matthäus Lang von Wellenburg, German statesman and Archbishop of Salzburg (b. 1469)  

May 06   In the year 1540 jean Luis Vives, Spanish theory/humanist/reformer, dies at 48  

May 22   Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Jul 11   Jan Szapolyai, anti-king of Hungarian, dies in the year 1540.  

Jul 21   On this day in history john I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies  

Jul 28   Thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, executed died in the year 1540.