Antônio Paraupaba

Bruno Miranda (Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco) Date of Birth: 1595, Captaincy of Paraíba Date of Death: 1656, Netherlands Indian interpreter and mediator between 1631 and 1644. Regent and captain of the Indians of Rio Grande (1645-1649) and of Brazil (1649-1654). Link to BRASILHIS Database: https://brasilhis.usal.es/es/personaje/antonio-paraupaba A Potyguara from the indigenous land of Tabussuram, located …
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Pero Rodrigues

Rodrigo F. Bonciani (Universidade Federal da Integração Latino-Americana) Birth: 1542, Évora Jesuit, Provincial of Brazil (1594-1603) Link to BRASILHIS Database: https://brasilhis.usal.es/es/personaje/pero-rodrigues-s Was born in Evora, in the year 1542. He joined the Society of Jesus in his hometown at the age of 14. In the same college where he studied, he was professor of Humanities …
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Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa

Sylvia Brito (Biblioteca Nacional de Brasil) Date of birth: 1530, España Cosmographer, navigator and governor of the lands of the Estrecho de Magallanes, author of “Viage al Estrecho de Magallanes em los años de 1579-1580 y noticia de la expedicion que despues hizo para poblarle” Link to BRASILHIS Database: https://brasilhis.usal.es/es/personaje/pedro-sarmiento-de-gamboa Named “governor of the lands of …
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