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Famous Birthdays In 1540

Saturday, 24 October 2020

Jan 25 Edmund Campion, London, saint/Jesuit martyr (Decem Rationes) was born on this day in history.

Jan 28 In the year 1540 birth of ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (d. 1610)

Jun 03 Charles I of Austria (d. 1590) was born in the year 1540.

Jun 11 In the year 1540 birth of barnabe Googe, English poet (d. 1594)

Jun 23 On this day in history birth of johann Baptista Serranus, composer

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

Aug 05 On this day in history birth of joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating

Aug 26 King Magnus of Livonia (d. 1583) was born on this day in history.

Oct 01 On this day in history birth of johann Jakob Grynaeus, Swiss Protestant clergyman (d. 1617)

Dec 31 In the year 1540 birth of silvio Antoniano, Italian cardinal/theologist (Tre libri)

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Famous Deaths In 1540

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 27 In the year 1540 angela Merici, Italian monk/monastery, dies

Feb 02 George Schenck van Toutenburg, gov/viceroy of Frisia/Groningen died in the year 1540.

Mar 30 Matthäus Lang von Wellenburg, German statesman and Archbishop of Salzburg (b. 1469) died in the year 1540.

May 06 Jean Luis Vives, Spanish theory/humanist/reformer, dies at 48 in the year 1540.

May 22 Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57 in the year 1540.

Jul 11 On this day in history 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 in the year 1540.

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