Was Magellan The First Person To Circumnavigate The Globe?
The Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan is often credited as being the first person to have circumnavigated the globe, but the reality of his journey is a bit more complicated.
Age of Discovery
Artwork and map animation help illustrate the exciting voyages of Prince Henry the Navigator, Díaz, Columbus, Vasco da Gama, Magellan, Ponce de León, Balboa,...
Paulo Henrique (choreographer)
Paulo Henrique, born Paulo Henrique Carreira Jorge in Luanda, Angola (Africa), is a Portuguese choreographer and multimedia performance artist. As a choreographer, he has created a number of performan...
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Was Magellan The First Person To Circumnavigate The Globe?
The Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan is often credited as being the first person to have circumnavigated the globe, but the reality of his journey is a bit more complicated.
List of Portuguese artists
This article is a list of Portuguese artists. Artists are listed in alphabetical order by last name.ABCDEFGHJKLMNPRSTV
Aristides de Sousa Mendes
Aristides de Sousa Mendes do Amaral e Abranches, GCC, OL (July 19, 1885 – April 3, 1954; [ɐɾiʃˈtiðɨʒ ðɨ ˈsowzɐ ˈmẽdɨʃ]) was a Portuguese consul. As Portuguese Consul-General in Bordeaux, France,...
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Marie-Joseph Angélique
Marie-Josèphe dite Angélique (died June 21, 1734) was the name given by her last owners to a Portuguese-born black slave in New France (later the province of Quebec in Canada). She was tried and convi...
Manuel Quintão Meireles
Manuel Quintão Meireles (1880-1962) was a Portuguese Navy officer and a politician. He initially supported the Military Dictatorship, after the 28 May 1926 revolution, but later moved to the Democrati...
Teresa Simas
Teresa Simas is a Portuguese dancer and choreographer.She made her professional debut as a soloist with Dança Grupo at the Teatro de S. Luís in Lisbon at the age of 16. In 1988 she started her studies...
Garcia de Resende
Garcia de Resende (1470–1536) was a Portuguese poet and editor. He served John II as a page and private secretary, and later became a knight in the Order of Christ. Resende built a chapel in t...
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Luiz Jorge de Barbuda
Luiz Jorge de Barbuda (1564 (?)-1613 (?)) was a Portuguese cartographer. It is believed that he was the person known under the Latinized name Ludovicus Georgius, the creator of the influential map of ...
Luiz Jorge de Barbuda - Wikipedia
Bartolomeu Velho
Bartolomeu Velho (died 1568) was a sixteenth-century Portuguese cartographer and cosmographer. Velho prepared the Carta General do Orbe in 1561 for Sebastian of Portugal. He moved to France where he w...
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Teófilo Braga
Joaquim Teófilo Fernandes Braga ([tiˈɔfilu ˈbɾaɡɐ]; 24 February 1843 – 28 January 1924) was a Portuguese writer, playwright, politician and the leader of the Republican Provisional Government after th...
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David ibn Yahya ben Solomon
David ibn Yaḥya ben Solomon (1455–1528) was rabbi in Lisbon, in 1476.
Accused of inducing the Marranos to relapse into Judaism, he was sentenced by King João II to be burned at the stake. He fled ...
João dos Santos
João dos Santos (Évora – Goa, 1622) was a Portuguese Dominican missionary in India and Africa.
On 13 August 1586, four months after leaving Lisbon, Santos arrived in Portuguese Mozambique. H...
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Orlando Ribeiro
Orlando Ribeiro (1911–1997) was a Portuguese geographer and historian.
Orlando Ribeiro was born in Lisbon, Portugal.Ribeiro devoted his life to the teaching and research in Geography and is often ...
António Borges
António Mendo de Castel-Branco do Amaral Osório Borges (18 November 1949 – 25 August 2013) was a Portuguese economist and banker. He was also a Managing Director and International Adviser of Goldman S...
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Mafalda Pinto
Mafalda Rodiles Soares Correia Pinto (born 10 February 1983) is a Portuguese actress and model. She played one of the main characters - Carlota Antunes - in the second season of the teen hit series "M...
Alain Oulman
Alain Oulman (1928-1990) was a Portuguese songwriter. He was responsible for some of the biggest hits of Amália Rodrigues.
Almeida Garrett
João Baptista da Silva Leitão de Almeida Garrett, Viscount of Almeida Garrett (February 4, 1799 – December 9, 1854) was a Portuguese poet, playwright, novelist and politician. He is considered to be t...
Almeida Garrett - Wikipedia