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Antônio Vieira
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Antônio Vieira

Date of Birth: 6 February 1608

Place of Birth: Lisbon

Date of Death: 17June 1697

Place of Death: Salvador, Bahia, Brazil


Antônio Vieira was born in Lisbon on 6 February 1608. His family moved to Brazil in 1614, and settled in Salvador, Bahia, where Vieira studied at Jesuit schools. He showed a great interest in the life of the Brazilian natives and their villages. He started wo…

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Ribeiro, Eneida, “Antônio Vieira”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 27 January 2020 <>

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