February 572 in history

Born in February 572

Feb 7 Prince Shōtoku a semi-legendary regent and a politician of the Asuka period in Japan who served under Empress Suiko. He was a son of Emperor Yōmei and his younger half-sister Princess Anahobe no Hashihito. His parents were relatives of the ruling Soga clan, and was involved in the defeat of the rival Mononobe Clan. The primary source of the life and accomplishments of Prince Shōtoku comes from the Nihon Shoki

Died in February 572

Feb 23 Chihor-Vishnasp a Iranian military officer from the Suren family, who served as the governor of Persian Armenia from 564 until his murder in 23 February 572 by the Armenian rebel Vardan III Mamikonian.