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Cristóbal de la Vega
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Christoval de Vega, Christopher di Vega

Date of Birth: 1561

Place of Birth: Osuna, Seville, Spain

Date of Death: 1599

Place of Death: Malacca, Malaysia


Born in Osuna near Seville in the mid-16th century, Cristóbal de la Vega completed three years of legal studies before he joined the Society of Jesus. He went on to study philosophy for three years, and he also began his theological studies before depa…

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Guenther, Alan, “Cristóbal de la Vega”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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