Profession: Lawyer and Statesman
Why Famous: Served as chief minister to King Henry VIII of England from 1532-1540.
- 1534-04-15 Thomas Cromwell is appointed Chief Secretary to King Henry VIII
- 1536-04-21 Thomas Cromwell begins to plot Anne Boleyn's downfall while feigning illness
- 1540-06-10 Thomas Cromwell arrested in Westminster
- 1540-06-29 Former Lord Privy Seal and Chancellor of the Exchequer of England Thomas Cromwell indicted as heretic