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

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1540 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1540
MDXL
Ab urbe condita2293
Armenian calendar989
ԹՎ ՋՁԹ
Assyrian calendar6290
Balinese saka calendar1461–1462
Bengali calendar947
Berber calendar2490
English Regnal year31 Hen. 8 – 32 Hen. 8
Buddhist calendar2084
Burmese calendar902
Byzantine calendar7048–7049
Chinese calendar己亥(Earth Pig)
4236 or 4176
    — to —
庚子年 (Metal Rat)
4237 or 4177
Coptic calendar1256–1257
Discordian calendar2706
Ethiopian calendar1532–1533
Hebrew calendar5300–5301
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1596–1597
 - Shaka Samvat1461–1462
 - Kali Yuga4640–4641
Holocene calendar11540
Igbo calendar540–541
Iranian calendar918–919
Islamic calendar946–947
Japanese calendarTenbun 9
(天文9年)
Javanese calendar1458–1459
Julian calendar1540
MDXL
Korean calendar3873
Minguo calendar372 before ROC
民前372年
Nanakshahi calendar72
Thai solar calendar2082–2083
Tibetan calendar阴土猪年
(female Earth-Pig)
1666 or 1285 or 513
    — to —
阳金鼠年
(male Iron-Rat)
1667 or 1286 or 514

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July–DecemberEdit

Date unknownEdit

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ReferencesEdit

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