Centuries: 15th century - 16th century - 17th century
Decades: 1510s  1520s  1530s  - 1540s -  1550s  1560s  1570s

Years: 1537 1538 1539 - 1540 - 1541 1542 1543
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Category: EstablishmentsDisestablishments

Year 1540 (MDXL) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

Events of 1540 Edit

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1540 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1540

Ab urbe condita 2293
Armenian calendar 989
Bahá'í calendar -304 – -303
Buddhist calendar 2084
Coptic calendar 1256 – 1257
Ethiopian calendar 1532 – 1533
Hebrew calendar 5300 5301
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1595 – 1596
 - Shaka Samvat 1462 – 1463
 - Kali Yuga 4641 – 4642
Holocene calendar 11540
Iranian calendar 918 – 919
Islamic calendar 946 – 947
Japanese calendar Tenbun 9

(天文 9年)

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2200
Julian calendar 1585
Korean calendar 3873
Thai solar calendar 2083
See also 1540 births.


See also 1540 deaths.

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People of the year 1540 at Familypedia

50 people were born in 1540

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
John R. Aires (1540-1566)Edmond LeStrange (1527-1590)
Margaret Audley (1540-1564)Thomas Audley, 1st Baron Audley of Walden (1488-1544)Elizabeth Grey (c1510-1564)
Richard Baldwin (c1540-c1630)Richard Baldwin (1503-1552)Ellen Apuke (1507-1565)
Václav Bechinie von Lažan (c1540-1579)Václav Bechinie von Lažan (1512-1600)Johanna Muchková von Buková (c1520-c1580)
Šebestián Berschkowitz von Šebířov (c1540-1629)Šebestián Berschkowitz von Šebířov (c1515-c1597)Magdalena Kořenska von Terešova (c1520-1577)
Willem Boeijinck (c1540-1598)Herman Beskamp (c1508-?)
Edward Bulkeley (1540-1620)Thomas Bulkeley (c1515-c1591)Elizabeth Grosvenor (c1515-1591)
Catherine of Guimarães (1540-1614)Duarte of Guimarães (1515-1540)Isabella of Braganza (1514-1576)
William Cheney (1540-1608)William Cheney (c1513-)Anna Holmes
Margaret Clifford (1540-1596)Henry Clifford, 2nd Earl of Cumberland (1517-1570)Eleanor Brandon (1519-1547)
Bernhard Cukr von Tamfeld (c1540-1589)
William Douglas, 6th Earl of Morton (c1540-1606)Robert Douglas (bef1512-1547)Margaret Erskine (bef1515-1572)
Thomas Fowle (c1540-1592)Richard Fowle (1514-1572)
Thomas Gerard (c1540-1628)William Gerard (-1558)
Richard Greene (c1540-)Richard Greene (c1510-)
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26 children were born to the 17 women born in 1540

26 people died in 1540

 FatherMotherAge at death
Annis Atesbury (c1479-1540)61
Bedřich Bechinie von Lažan (c1475-c1540)Oldřich Bechinie von Lažan (1450-1515)Alena Chlumčanska von Přestavlk (c1455-c1520)65
Kateřina Bechinie von Lažan (c1477-c1540)Burian Bechinie von Lažan (1442-1493)Eva Přechová von Čestic (c1450-1510)
Joan Bostock (c1497-c1540)George Bostock (c1477-c1510)Joan Horne (c1480-c1515)43
Louis Bouchard (c1475-c1540)François Bouchard (c1420-c1500)Catherine Odart65
Duarte of Guimarães (1515-1540)Manuel I of Portugal (1469-1521)Maria of Aragon (1482-1517)25
Irmgard von Rietberg (c1478-1540)Johann I. von Rietberg (c1450-1516)Margarethe zur Lippe (c1452-aft1490)62
James FitzGerald (c1513-1540)Maurice FitzGerald (c1488-c1529)27
Federico II Gonzaga (1500-1540)Francesco II Gonzaga (1466-1519)Isabella of Este (1474-1539)40
Bridget Harewell (1495-1540)John Harewell (c1471-1505)Anne Middleton (c1474-)45
Walter Hungerford (1503-1540)Edward Hungerford (-1522)Jane de la Zouche37
János Ilosvay (1470-1540)László Karácson de Ilosva (1431-1476)Anna Bilkey (c1440-c1490)
János Ilosvay (c1480-c1540)László Ilosvay (1458-1530)
Margaret Percy (c1508-1540)Henry Algernon Percy, 5th Earl of Northumberland (1477-1527)Catherine Spencer (c1477-1542)32
Bridget Raleigh (1506-?)Edward Raleigh (c1472-1508)Anne Chamberlain (c1482-?)34
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983 people lived in 1540

John R. Aires (1540-1566)Edmond LeStrange (1527-1590)
Henry II of Navarre (1503-1555)Jean of Albret (1469-1516)Catherine I of Navarre (1470-1518)
Ellen Apuke (1507-1565)
Dorothea von Sachsen-Lauenburg (1511-1571)Magnus I. von Sachsen-Lauenburg (1470-1543)Katharina von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1488-1563)
Franz I. von Sachsen-Lauenburg (1510-1581)Magnus I. von Sachsen-Lauenburg (1470-1543)Katharina von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1488-1563)
Joachim Ernst von Anhalt-Dessau (1536-1586)Johann IV. von Anhalt-Dessau (1504-1551)Margaretha von Brandenburg (1511-1577)
Johann IV. von Anhalt-Dessau (1504-1551)Ernst von Anhalt-Dessau (c1455-1516)Margarete von Münsterberg-Öls (1473-1530)
Magnus I. von Sachsen-Lauenburg (1470-1543)Johann V. von Sachsen-Lauenburg (1439-1507)Dorothea von Brandenburg (1446-1519)
Maria von Anhalt-Zerbst (1538-1563)Johann IV. von Anhalt-Dessau (1504-1551)Margaretha von Brandenburg (1511-1577)
Sophia von Sachsen-Lauenburg (1515-1571)Magnus I. von Sachsen-Lauenburg (1470-1543)Katharina von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1488-1563)
Mary Asheton (c1536-1595)Richard Asheton (c1496-1549)Anne Bellingham (c1495-)
Annis Atesbury (c1479-1540)
Margaret Audley (1540-1564)Thomas Audley, 1st Baron Audley of Walden (1488-1544)Elizabeth Grey (c1510-1564)
Bernhard Audrziczky von Audrz (c1500-c1560)
Dorothea Audrziczky von Audrz (c1530-1575)Bernhard Audrziczky von Audrz (c1500-c1560)Benigna von Schönau (c1510-c1560)
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Events of the year 1540 at FamilypediaEdit

23 people were married in 1540.

 Joined with
Franz I. von Sachsen-Lauenburg (1510-1581)Sibylle von Sachsen (1515-1592)
Sybil Baskerville (1522-1546)Robert Whitney (c1520-1567)
Catherine Carey (1524-1569)Francis Knollys (c1511-1596)
Elizabeth Guilliams (1523-1612)Robert Whitney (1530-1567)
Catherine Howard (c1521-1542)Henry VIII of England (1491-1547)
Francis Knollys (c1511-1596)Catherine Carey (1524-1569)
Lewis Owen (1500-1555)Margaret Puleston (1520-1558)
Jane Pemberton (c1518-1602)Nicholas Smalley (c1515-) + Nicholas Parkinson (c1518-1567)
Agnes Perpoynt (1521-1580)Henry Sherman (1512-1590)
Henry Sherman (1512-1590)Agnes Perpoynt (1521-1580) + Marion Smith (c1530-1584) + Margery Sherman (c1530-1594)
Nicholas Smalley (c1515-)Jane Pemberton (c1518-1602)
Sibylle von Sachsen (1515-1592)Franz I. von Sachsen-Lauenburg (1510-1581)
Robert Whitney (c1520-1567)Sybil Baskerville (1522-1546)
Robert Whitney (1530-1567)Elizabeth Guilliams (1523-1612)
René de Châlon (1519-1544)Anna of Lorraine (1522-1568)+
... further results

There were 0 military battles in 1540.

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