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Diego de Pantoja
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Diego Pantoja, Didaco Pantoia, Didacus de Pantogia, Jacobus Pantogia, Jacob Pantogiae, Pang Diwo, Pang Die or Shunyang

Date of Birth: 1571

Place of Birth: Valdemoro, Spain

Date of Death: 1618

Place of Death: Macau


Born in Valdemoro (Spain), Diego de Pantoja joined the Society of Jesus in 1589 and was ordained during the 1590s in Toledo. He arrived in Macau in 1597, and then moved to Beijing on the first…

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Morris, James Harry, “Diego de Pantoja”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <>

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