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Paulo da Trindade
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Friar Paulo da Trinidade

Date of Birth: Approximately 1570

Place of Birth: Macau

Date of Death: 1651

Place of Death: Goa


Paulo da Trindade was of Portuguese ancestry and was born in Macau around 1570. He entered the Franciscan order in India, and became a lector in theology at St Bonaventura College (Colégio de São Boaventura) in Goa. Between 1633 and 1636, he was the commissioner general of the Franciscan provinces of the …

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de Faria, Patricia, “Paulo da Trindade”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <>

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