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Historical Events In 1640

Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Dec 14   On this day in history (baptism date)  

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

Dec 25   In the year 1640 pierre de Fermat writes to Marin Mersenne about Fermat's church thesis  

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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   In the year 1640 birth of georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (d. 1697)  

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

May 31   Michał Wiśniowiecki, King of Poland (d. 1673) was born in the year 1640.  

Jun 05   In the year 1640 birth of pu Songling, Chinese writer (d. 1715)  

Jun 09   In the year 1640 birth of leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (1658-1705)  

Famous Deaths In 1640

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 14   In the year 1640 death of thomas Coventry, 1st Baron Coventry, English lawyer and judge (b. 1578)  

Jan 22   In the year 1640 erasmus Quellinus I, Flemish wood carver, dies at about 55  

Jan 25   In the year 1640 robert Burton, author (Anatomy of Melancholy), dies  

Feb 04   Hendrick C Vroom, Dutch seascape painter, dies in the year 1640.  

Feb 09   In the year 1640 murad IV, sultan of Turkey (1623-40), dies in Baghdad at 27  

Mar 08   Guillaume van Messaus, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 02   Matthias C Sarbiewski, [Sarbievius], Polish jesuit/poet, dies at 45 in the year 1640.  

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