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Historical Events In 1640

Thursday, 17 January 2019

Dec 14   (baptism date) in the year 1640.  

Dec 15   Duke of Braganca crowned King Johan IV of Portugal in the year 1640.  

Dec 25   Pierre de Fermat writes to Marin Mersenne about Fermat's church thesis on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1640

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 25   William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire, English soldier and statesman (d. 1707) was born in the year 1640.  

Mar 18   Philippe de la Hire, French mathematician and astronomer (d. 1719) was born in the year 1640.  

Mar 30   John Trenchard, English politician (d. 1695) was born in the year 1640.  

Apr 01   On this day in history birth of georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (d. 1697)  

Apr 22   Mariana Alcoforado, Portugal, nun was born on this day in history.  

May 31   On this day in history birth of michał Wiśniowiecki, King of Poland (d. 1673)  

Jun 05   Pu Songling, Chinese writer (d. 1715) was born on this day in history.  

Jun 09   On this day in history birth of leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (1658-1705)  

Famous Deaths In 1640

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 14   Thomas Coventry, 1st Baron Coventry, English lawyer and judge (b. 1578) died on this day in history.  

Jan 22   Erasmus Quellinus I, Flemish wood carver, dies at about 55 on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Robert Burton, author (Anatomy of Melancholy), dies in the year 1640.  

Feb 04   Hendrick C Vroom, Dutch seascape painter, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 09   On this day in history murad IV, sultan of Turkey (1623-40), dies in Baghdad at 27  

Mar 08   In the year 1640 guillaume van Messaus, composer, dies at 50  

Mar 17   Philip Massinger, dramatist, dies in the year 1640.  

Apr 02   In the year 1640 matthias C Sarbiewski, [Sarbievius], Polish jesuit/poet, dies at 45  

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