September 1643 in history

Born in September 1643

Sep 3 Lorenzo Bellini Italian physician and anatomist.
Sep 6 François-Joseph de Beaupoil de Sainte-Aulaire a French poet and army officer.
Sep 18 Gilbert Burnet a Scottish theologian and historian, and Bishop of Salisbury. He was fluent in Dutch, French, Latin, Greek, and Hebrew. Burnet was respected as a cleric, a preacher, and an academic, as well as a writer and historian. He was associated with the Whig party
Sep 27 Solomon Stoddard the pastor of the Congregationalist Church in Northampton, He succeeded the Rev. Eleazer Mather, marrying his widow around 1670. Stoddard significantly liberalized church policy while promoting more power for the clergy, decrying drinking and extravagance, and urging the preaching of hellfire and the Judgment. The major religious leader of what was then the frontier, he was concerned with the lives of second-generation Puritans. The well-known theologian Jonathan Edwards was his grandson, because Solomon's daughter Esther Stoddard was Jonathan's mother

Died in September 1643

Sep 15 Richard Boyle 1st Earl of Cork Lord Treasurer of the Kingdom of Ireland.
Sep 20 Lucius Cary 2nd Viscount Falkland an English author and politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1640 to 1642. He fought on the Royalist side in the English Civil War and was killed in action at the First Battle of Newbury
Sep 21 Hong Taiji an Emperor of the Qing dynasty. He was responsible for consolidating the empire that his father Nurhaci had founded. He laid the groundwork for the conquering of the Ming dynasty, although he died before this was accomplished. He was also responsible for changing the name of his people from Jurchen to Manchu in 1635, as well as that of the dynasty from Later Jin to Qing in 1636. The Qing dynasty lasted until 1912