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Félix de Jesus
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Félix de Jesus; Juan de Persia; Orūj Beg Bayāt

Date of Birth: Unknown

Place of Birth: Lisbon

Date of Death: 1640

Place of Death: Goa


Born in Lisbon, Félix de Jesus left for India in 1605 charged with writing the history of the Augustinian missionaries in the East, a task to which he devoted the following 35 years of his life. He died in the Convent of our Lady of Grace in Goa in 1640.    

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D.B. Machado, Bibliotheca Lusit…

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Resende, Vasco, “Félix de Jesus”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 28 January 2020 <>

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