Famous Deaths In 1540
Monday, 20 September 2021
Jan 27 In the year 1540 angela Merici, Italian monk/monastery, dies
Feb 02 On this day in history death of george Schenck van Toutenburg, gov/viceroy of Frisia/Groningen
Mar 30 Matthäus Lang von Wellenburg, German statesman and Archbishop of Salzburg (b. 1469) died on this day in history.
May 06 In the year 1540 jean Luis Vives, Spanish theory/humanist/reformer, dies at 48
May 22 In the year 1540 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 On this day in history death of thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, executed
Jul 30 In the year 1540 death of robert Barnes, English churchman (martyred) (b. 1495)
Aug 23 On this day in history death of guillaume Budé, French scholar
Aug 24 Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, Italian painter (b. 1503) died in the year 1540.
Sep 02 On this day in history death of lebna Dengel, Emperor of Ethiopia (b. 1501)
Oct 04 On this day in history helius Eobanus Hessus, German humanist/poet (Silvae), dies