Battle of Jarte

The Battle of Jarte was fought from 4 to 16 April 1542 between the forces of Imam Ahmad ibn Ibrahim 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.

Battle of Jarte
Part of the Ethiopian–Adal War and Ottoman–Portuguese conflicts (1538–57)
Date4 to 16 April 1542
Result Ethiopian-Portuguese victory
Ethiopian Pennants.svgEthiopian Empire
Flag Portugal (1521).svg Portuguese Empire
Flag of Adal.png Adal Sultanate
Ottoman Empire
Commanders and leaders
Cristóvão da Gama Imam Ahmad ibn Ibrihim al-Ghazi
Unknown Unknown
Casualties and losses
Unknown Unknown