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Historical Events Happened In 1540

Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Sep 27   On this day in history pope Paul III recognizes Society of Jesus/Order of the Jesuits  

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

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

Oct 04   In the year 1540 helius Eobanus Hessus, German humanist/poet (Silvae), dies  

Oct 11   Emperor Karel names his son Philip, duke of Milan in the year 1540.  

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1540

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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   In the year 1540 birth of barnabe Googe, English poet (d. 1594)  

Jun 23   Johann Baptista Serranus, composer was born in the year 1540.  

Jul 11   In the year 1540 birth of adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich/Juliana of Stolberg  

Aug 05   Joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating was born in the year 1540.  

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   Angela Merici, Italian monk/monastery, dies in the year 1540.  

Feb 02   George Schenck van Toutenburg, gov/viceroy of Frisia/Groningen died on this day in history.  

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

May 06   On this day in history jean Luis Vives, Spanish theory/humanist/reformer, dies at 48  

May 22   On this day in history francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57  

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 in the year 1540.  

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