Álvaro Fernandes

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(fl. 1440s),

Portuguese explorer, raised as a page in the court of Henry the navigator. As a young man he sailed to ‘Guinea’ (the European term for the west coast ...

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).

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