Antônio Paraupaba

Bruno Miranda (Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco) Place and date of birth: Captaincy of Paraíba, 1595. Place and date of death: The Netherlands, 1656. Job title and main information: Indigenous interpreter and mediator (1631-1644). Regent and captain of the Indigenous of Rio Grande (1645-1649) and Brazil (1649-1654). Link to BRASILHIS Database: https://brasilhis.usal.es/es/personaje/antonio-paraupaba A Potiguara from …
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Pero Rodrigues

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 and Moral Theology. He was rector of the …
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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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