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Millennium: 2nd millennium
1543 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1543
Ab urbe condita2296
Armenian calendar992
Assyrian calendar6293
Balinese saka calendar1464–1465
Bengali calendar950
Berber calendar2493
English Regnal year34 Hen. 8 – 35 Hen. 8
Buddhist calendar2087
Burmese calendar905
Byzantine calendar7051–7052
Chinese calendar壬寅年 (Water Tiger)
4240 or 4033
    — to —
癸卯年 (Water Rabbit)
4241 or 4034
Coptic calendar1259–1260
Discordian calendar2709
Ethiopian calendar1535–1536
Hebrew calendar5303–5304
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1599–1600
 - Shaka Samvat1464–1465
 - Kali Yuga4643–4644
Holocene calendar11543
Igbo calendar543–544
Iranian calendar921–922
Islamic calendar949–950
Japanese calendarTenbun 12
Javanese calendar1461–1462
Julian calendar1543
Korean calendar3876
Minguo calendar369 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar75
Thai solar calendar2085–2086
Tibetan calendar阳水虎年
(male Water-Tiger)
1669 or 1288 or 516
    — to —
(female Water-Rabbit)
1670 or 1289 or 517
May: Nicolaus Copernicus.

Year 1543 (MDXLIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. It is one of the years sometimes referred to as an "Annus mirabilis" because of its significant publications in science, considered the start of the Scientific Revolution.




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Tokugawa Ieyasu


Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo
Nicolaus Copernicus
Hans Holbein the Younger
Gian Matteo Giberti


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