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== Timeline of 1543 ==
 
== Timeline of 1543 ==
* 1543/8/16 [[Miyoshi Chokei|Miyoshi Chôkei]] defeats [[Hosokawa Ujitsuna]] and captures Sakai in [[Settsu province]].  
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* 1543/8/16 [[Miyoshi Chokei|Miyoshi Chôkei]] defeats [[Hosokawa Ujitsuna]] and captures [[Sakai]] in [[Settsu province]].  
* 1543/8/25 Portugese sailors shipwreck on [[Tanegashima]], becoming the first Europeans encountered by the Japanese.
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* 1543/8/25 Three Portugese sailors shipwreck on [[Tanegashima]], becoming the first Europeans encountered by the Japanese. A local ''daimyô'' purchases two [[teppo|guns]] from them, commissions his swordsmith to make more, and arranges for marksmanship lessons from the shipwrecked Portuguese.
    
==Other Events of 1543==
 
==Other Events of 1543==
 
===Births and Deaths===
 
===Births and Deaths===
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*Tenmon 11/12/26 (31 Jan 1543) [[Tokugawa Ieyasu]] is born (d. [[1616]]).
 
*[[Kano Eitoku|Kanô Eitoku]] is born (d. [[1590]]).
 
*[[Kano Eitoku|Kanô Eitoku]] is born (d. [[1590]]).
  
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