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Tristão da Cunha

(c. 1460—1540)


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(c.1460–1540),

Portuguese navigator who commanded a fleet which left Portugal in 1506 to sail around Africa to India. In the South Atlantic he discovered the three uninhabited volcanic islands which ...

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).


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