Famous Deaths In 1640
Thursday, 12 December 2019
Jan 14 Thomas Coventry, 1st Baron Coventry, English lawyer and judge (b. 1578) died on this day in history.
Jan 22 In the year 1640 erasmus Quellinus I, Flemish wood carver, dies at about 55
Jan 25 Robert Burton, author (Anatomy of Melancholy), dies on this day in history.
Feb 04 Hendrick C Vroom, Dutch seascape painter, dies on this day in history.
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 On this day in history philip Massinger, dramatist, dies
Apr 02 Matthias C Sarbiewski, [Sarbievius], Polish jesuit/poet, dies at 45 on this day in history.
Apr 10 Agostino Agazzari, Italian composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
May 30 On this day in history andre Duchesne, French historian/genealogy, dies
Jun 03 Theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk, English politician (b. 1584) died in the year 1640.
Jul 12 Henry Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz, dies in the year 1640.
Oct 20 On this day in history death of john Ball, English Puritan clergyman (b. 1585)
Oct 26 Pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at 63 in the year 1640.
Nov 25 In the year 1640 giles Farnaby, composer, dies
Dec 06 In the year 1640 matthijs Elsevier, Flemish/Dutch book publisher/merchant, dies at 75
Dec 09 Pierre Fourier, Roman Catholic saint and French priest (b.1565) died in the year 1640.
Dec 30 In the year 1640 death of john Francis Regis, French saint (b. 1597)