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Battle of Jarte
Part of Ethiopian–Adal War
Turkish-Portuguese War (1538-1557)
Date4 to 16 April 1542
LocationHorn of Africa
Result Portuguese victory

Flag Portugal (1521).svg Portuguese Empire


Flag of Adal.png Adal Sultanate

Flag of the Ottoman Empire (1453-1844).svg Ottoman Empire
Commanders and leaders
Cristóvão da Gama Imam Ahmad ibn Ibrihim al-Ghazi

The Battle of Jarte was fought from 4 to 16 April 1542 between the forces of Imam Ahmad ibn Ibrihim al-Ghazi and a Portuguese expeditionary force fighting on behalf of the Ethiopian Empire. The Portuguese were led by Cristóvão da Gama. The Portuguese were victorious.

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