Famous Deaths In 1540
Friday, 14 May 2021
Jan 27 Angela Merici, Italian monk/monastery, dies on this day in history.
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 In the year 1540 john I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies
Jul 28 Thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, executed died in the year 1540.
Jul 30 In the year 1540 death of robert Barnes, English churchman (martyred) (b. 1495)
Aug 23 Guillaume Budé, French scholar died in the year 1540.
Aug 24 In the year 1540 death of girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, Italian painter (b. 1503)
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