Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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Jerónimo Lobo
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Date of Birth: 1595

Place of Birth: Lisbon

Date of Death: 29 January 1678

Place of Death: Lisbon


Jerónimo Lobo was a Jesuit missionary and writer. His father was Francisco Lobo da Gama, governor of Cape Verde. In 1609, he joined the Jesuit order as a novice. He later pursued studies in theology at Coimbra and Goa. In 1621, Lobo was ordained priest and shortly after was chosen as one of t…

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Martínez, Andreu, “Jerónimo Lobo”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>

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