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Pedro Álvares Cabral

(1467—1520)


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(c.1467–c.1520),

Portuguese mariner, born into a noble family in Belmonte. In 1499, after the return of Vasco da Gama from India, Cabral was given command of a royal expedition of ...

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700) — World History.


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