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Fernão de Queirós
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Fernando de Queirós, Fernão Queiroz, Fernão de Queyroz

Date of Birth: 1617

Place of Birth: Amarante, Portugal

Date of Death: 12 April 1688

Place of Death: Goa


Too few precise details are known about the life of Fernão de Queirós to allow his biography to be fully reconstructed. He was born in Amarante, a small town in the north-western Portuguese province of Minho, now a city in the county of Op…

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Frederico Dias Antunes, Luís, “Fernão de Queirós”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 08 April 2020 <>

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