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Manuel Godinho
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Date of Birth: 1633

Place of Birth: Montalvão, Portugal

Date of Death: 1712

Place of Death: Unknown


Manuel Godinho was born in Montalvão, Alentejo, in 1633, and started his novitiate with the Jesuits in Coimbra in 1645 (or 1649, as opinions differ). He later departed for India, where he remained until he was sent back to Portugal in 1662 in charge of letters addressed to the court by th…

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Resende, Vasco, “Manuel Godinho”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <>

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