Famous Deaths In 1540
Sunday, 19 January 2020
Jan 27 In the year 1540 angela Merici, Italian monk/monastery, dies
Feb 02 In the year 1540 death of george Schenck van Toutenburg, gov/viceroy of Frisia/Groningen
Mar 30 MatthĂ¤us Lang von Wellenburg, German statesman and Archbishop of Salzburg (b. 1469) died on this day in history.
May 06 Jean Luis Vives, Spanish theory/humanist/reformer, dies at 48 in the year 1540.
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 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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1540 helius Eobanus Hessus, German humanist/poet (Silvae), dies