Birthdays in History in 1540

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  • Jan 25 Edmund Campion, saint/Jesuit martyr (Decem Rationes), born in London, England
  • Jan 28 Ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (d. 1610)
  • Jun 3 Charles I of Austria (d. 1590)
  • Jun 11 Barnabe Googe, English poet (d. 1594)
  • Jul 11 Adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich/Juliana of Stolberg
  • Aug 5 Joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating
  • Aug 26 King Magnus of Livonia (d. 1583)
  • Oct 1 Johann Jakob Grynaeus, Swiss Protestant clergyman (d. 1617)
  • Dec 31 Silvio Antoniano, Italian cardinal/theologist (Tre libri)