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Historical Events In 1540

Monday, 20 September 2021

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1540.  

Dec 31   Silvio Antoniano, Italian cardinal/theologist (Tre libri) in the year 1540.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1540

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 25   Edmund Campion, London, saint/Jesuit martyr (Decem Rationes) was born in the year 1540.  

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

Jun 03   In the year 1540 birth of charles I of Austria (d. 1590)  

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

Jun 23   Johann Baptista Serranus, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

Aug 05   In the year 1540 birth of joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating  

Aug 26   In the year 1540 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 on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1540.  

Jul 11   In the year 1540 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   Thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, executed died on this day in history.  

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