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Historical Events In 1640

Friday, 18 June 2021

Dec 14   (baptism date) in the year 1640.  

Dec 15   In the year 1640 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   William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire, English soldier and statesman (d. 1707) was born in the year 1640.  

Mar 18   On this day in history birth of philippe de la Hire, French mathematician and astronomer (d. 1719)  

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

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

Apr 22   Mariana Alcoforado, Portugal, nun was born in the year 1640.  

May 31   Michał Wiśniowiecki, King of Poland (d. 1673) was born on this day in history.  

Jun 05   Pu Songling, Chinese writer (d. 1715) was born in the year 1640.  

Jun 09   Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (1658-1705) was born on this day in history.  

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   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 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 in the year 1640.  

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

Apr 02   On this day in history matthias C Sarbiewski, [Sarbievius], Polish jesuit/poet, dies at 45  

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