Diogo Lopes de Sequeira Date of Birth: 1466 Place of Birth: Alandroal, Portugal Date of Death: 14 October 1530 Place of Death: Alandroal, Portugal
Diogo Lopes de Sequeira was of noble birth and a supporter of King Manuel I of Portugal (r. 1495-1521). In 1508, he was sent by the king to Madagascar in order to assess its commercial potential. He continued on eastwards and he landed at Malacca in…
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