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Famous Birthdays In 1540

Saturday, 02 July 2022

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

Jan 28 On this day in history birth of ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (d. 1610)

Jun 03 In the year 1540 birth of charles I of Austria (d. 1590)

Jun 11 Barnabe Googe, English poet (d. 1594) was born on this day in history.

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

Jul 11 Adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich/Juliana of Stolberg was born in the year 1540.

Aug 05 Joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating was born in the year 1540.

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

Oct 01 Johann Jakob Grynaeus, Swiss Protestant clergyman (d. 1617) was born on this day in history.

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

Famous Deaths In 1540

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 27 On this day in history angela Merici, Italian monk/monastery, dies

Feb 02 George Schenck van Toutenburg, gov/viceroy of Frisia/Groningen died on this day in history.

Mar 30 In the year 1540 death of matthäus Lang von Wellenburg, German statesman and Archbishop of Salzburg (b. 1469)

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

May 22 On this day in history francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57

Jul 11 On this day in history jan Szapolyai, anti-king of Hungarian, dies

Jul 21 On this day in history john I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies

Jul 28 On this day in history death of thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, executed

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