Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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Francisco de Andrada
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Francisco de Paiva de Andrade

Date of Birth: Approximately 1540

Place of Birth: Lisbon

Date of Death: 1614

Place of Death: Lisbon


Francisco de Andrade was born around 1540 in the Portuguese capital and, though details about his upbringing remain unknown, he undoubtedly had a broad knowledge of the classics. The influence of his two elder brothers – the theologian Diogo de Paiva de Andrade an…

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Resende, Vasco, “Francisco de Andrada”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>

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