Famous Deaths In 1640
Saturday, 16 January 2021
Jan 14 Thomas Coventry, 1st Baron Coventry, English lawyer and judge (b. 1578) died in the year 1640.
Jan 22 Erasmus Quellinus I, Flemish wood carver, dies at about 55 in the year 1640.
Jan 25 Robert Burton, author (Anatomy of Melancholy), dies on this day in history.
Feb 04 On this day in history hendrick C Vroom, Dutch seascape painter, dies
Feb 09 Murad IV, sultan of Turkey (1623-40), dies in Baghdad at 27 on this day in history.
Mar 08 Guillaume van Messaus, composer, dies at 50 in the year 1640.
Mar 17 Philip Massinger, dramatist, dies on this day in history.
Apr 02 In the year 1640 matthias C Sarbiewski, [Sarbievius], Polish jesuit/poet, dies at 45
Apr 10 Agostino Agazzari, Italian composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
May 30 Andre Duchesne, French historian/genealogy, dies in the year 1640.
Jun 03 In the year 1640 death of theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk, English politician (b. 1584)
Jul 12 In the year 1640 henry Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz, dies
Oct 20 John Ball, English Puritan clergyman (b. 1585) died in the year 1640.
Oct 26 In the year 1640 pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at 63
Nov 25 Giles Farnaby, composer, dies on this day in history.
Dec 06 Matthijs Elsevier, Flemish/Dutch book publisher/merchant, dies at 75 on this day in history.
Dec 09 Pierre Fourier, Roman Catholic saint and French priest (b.1565) died on this day in history.
Dec 30 John Francis Regis, French saint (b. 1597) died on this day in history.