August 1643 in history

Born in August 1643

Aug 21 Afonso VI of Portugal King of Portugal and the Algarves, the second of the House of Braganza, known as "the Victorious".

Died in August 1643

Aug 7 Hendrik Brouwer a Dutch explorer, admiral, and colonial administrator both in Japan and the Dutch East Indies.
Aug 7 Margaret of Brunswick-Lüneburg a German noblewoman member of the House of Welf and by marriage Duchess of Saxe-Coburg.
Aug 22 Johann Georg Wirsung a German anatomist who was a long-time prosector in Padua.