Famous Deaths In 1540
Wednesday, 08 July 2020
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 On this day in history death of matthĂ¤us Lang von Wellenburg, German statesman and Archbishop of Salzburg (b. 1469)
May 06 In the year 1540 jean Luis Vives, Spanish theory/humanist/reformer, dies at 48
May 22 Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57 in the year 1540.
Jul 11 Jan Szapolyai, anti-king of Hungarian, dies in the year 1540.
Jul 21 John I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies on this day in history.
Jul 28 On this day in history death of thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, executed
Jul 30 Robert Barnes, English churchman (martyred) (b. 1495) died on this day in history.
Aug 23 Guillaume BudĂ©, French scholar died on this day in history.
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 in the year 1540.
Oct 04 Helius Eobanus Hessus, German humanist/poet (Silvae), dies on this day in history.