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Historical Events Happened In 1540

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

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

Sep 27   In the year 1540 society of Jesus (Jesuits) founded by Ignatius Loyola  

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

Oct 04   Helius Eobanus Hessus, German humanist/poet (Silvae), dies in the year 1540.  

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

Dec 31   On this day in history silvio Antoniano, Italian cardinal/theologist (Tre libri)  

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Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 25   Edmund Campion, London, saint/Jesuit martyr (Decem Rationes) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 28   On this day in history birth of ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (d. 1610)  

Jun 03   On this day in history birth of charles I of Austria (d. 1590)  

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   Adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich/Juliana of Stolberg was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1540.  

Famous Deaths In 1540

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 27   In the year 1540 angela Merici, Italian monk/monastery, dies  

Feb 02   In the year 1540 death of george Schenck van Toutenburg, gov/viceroy of Frisia/Groningen  

Mar 30   Matthäus Lang von Wellenburg, German statesman and Archbishop of Salzburg (b. 1469) died in the year 1540.  

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

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

Jul 28   Thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, executed died on this day in history.