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André Alvares de Almada
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André Alvares de Almada

Date of Birth: about1550

Place of Birth: Santiago Island, Cape Verde Archipelago

Date of Death: About 1624 or before

Place of Death: Unknown


Little is known about the life of André Álvares de Almada. He was a Knight of the Order of Christ, and a military commander and merchant from the Island of Santiago in the Cape Verde Archipelago. He probably lived between the middle of the 16th century and the first quarter of the 17th…

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Aimara Ribeiro, Francisco, “André Alvares de Almada”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 January 2020 <>

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