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Historical Events In 1640

Sunday, 16 January 2022

Dec 14   In the year 1640 (baptism date)  

Dec 15   On this day in history duke of Braganca crowned King Johan IV of Portugal  

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   On this day in history birth of william Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire, English soldier and statesman (d. 1707)  

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

Mar 30   On this day in history birth of john Trenchard, English politician (d. 1695)  

Apr 01   Georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (d. 1697) was born in the year 1640.  

Apr 22   On this day in history birth of mariana Alcoforado, Portugal, nun  

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

Jun 05   On this day in history 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   Thomas Coventry, 1st Baron Coventry, English lawyer and judge (b. 1578) died in the year 1640.  

Jan 22   On this day in history erasmus Quellinus I, Flemish wood carver, dies at about 55  

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   Murad IV, sultan of Turkey (1623-40), dies in Baghdad at 27 in the year 1640.  

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

Mar 17   On this day in history philip Massinger, dramatist, dies  

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

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