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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 15th century16th century17th century
Decades: 1510s  1520s  1530s  – 1540s –  1550s  1560s  1570s
Years: 1539 1540 154115421543 1544 1545

Events

Births

  • June 6Richard Grenville, Elizabethan sailor (died 1591)
  • June 24 – St. John of the Cross, Spanish Carmelite friar and poet (died 1591)
  • October 15 – Akbar, Jellaladin Mahommed, ruler of the Mughal Empire (died 1605)
  • December 8Mary, Queen of Scots (died 1587)
  • Robert Bellarmine, Catholic theologian and saint (died 1621)
  • Toda Kazuaki, samurai in the service of Tokugawa Ieyasu (died 1604)
  • Anthony Shirley, English traveller (died 1635)
  • John Speed, historian (died 1629)
  • Horio Yoshiharu, Japanese daimyo (died 1611)
  • Kuki Yoshitaka, Japanese naval commander
  • Jan Zamoyski, Polish nobleman (died 1605)

Deaths


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