February 1543 in history

February 1543 events chronologically

Feb 21 Battle of Wayna Daga – A combined army of Ethiopian and Portuguese troops defeats a Muslim army led by Ahmed Gragn

Born in February 1543

Feb 16 Kanō Eitoku a Japanese painter who lived during the Azuchi–Momoyama period of Japanese history and one of the most prominent patriarchs of the Kanō school of Japanese painting.
Feb 18 Charles III Duke of Lorraine Duke of Lorraine from 1545 until his death.
Feb 25 Sharaf Khan Bidlisi a medieval Kurdish emir and a politician from the Emirate of Bitlis.

Died in February 1543

Feb 13 Johann Eck a German Scholastic theologian and defender of Catholicism during the Protestant Reformation.
Feb 21 Ahmad ibn Ibrahim al-Ghazi a Somali Imam and General of the Adal Sultanate who invaded Abyssinia and defeated several Abyssinian emperors. With the help of an army mainly composed of Somalis, Imam Ahmad , embarked on a conquest which brought three-quarters of Abyssinia under the power of the Muslim Sultanate of Adal during the Abyssinian-Adal War from 1529-43