Famous Deaths In 1540
Sunday, 01 October 2023
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 MatthÃ¤us 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 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jul 21 In the year 1540 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 Robert Barnes, English churchman (martyred) (b. 1495) died in the year 1540.
Aug 23 Guillaume BudÃ©, French scholar died on this day in history.
Aug 24 On this day in history death of girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, Italian painter (b. 1503)
Sep 02 In the year 1540 death of lebna Dengel, Emperor of Ethiopia (b. 1501)
Oct 04 On this day in history helius Eobanus Hessus, German humanist/poet (Silvae), dies