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Afonso de Albuquerque

(c. 1462—1515)


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(c. 1462–1515),

governor of Portuguese India whose vision and tireless energy helped shape the Portuguese seaborne empire in Asia. Albuquerque was around fifty when nominated by King Manuel I as ...

Subjects: Maritime History.


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