On This Day

Famous People Born in July 1540

  • Jul 7 John Sigismund Zápolya, King of Hungary as John II (1540-51, 1556-70) who ruled parts of the Kingdom of Hungary with support from the Ottomans, born in Buda, Kingdom of Hungary (d. 1571)
  • Jul 11 Adolf van Nassau, German son of William I and Juliana of Stolberg, born in Dillenburg, Germany (d. 1568)