Famous Deaths In 1540
Tuesday, 23 February 2021
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 On this day in history jean Luis Vives, Spanish theory/humanist/reformer, dies at 48
May 22 On this day in history francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57
Jul 11 Jan Szapolyai, anti-king of Hungarian, dies in the year 1540.
Jul 21 On this day in history john I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies
Jul 28 In the year 1540 death of thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, executed
Jul 30 Robert Barnes, English churchman (martyred) (b. 1495) died in the year 1540.
Aug 23 On this day in history death of guillaume Budé, French scholar
Aug 24 In the year 1540 death of girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, Italian painter (b. 1503)
Sep 02 Lebna Dengel, Emperor of Ethiopia (b. 1501) died on this day in history.
Oct 04 In the year 1540 helius Eobanus Hessus, German humanist/poet (Silvae), dies