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1500, Feb 71548, Jun 8
a Portuguese nobleman and fourth viceroy of Portuguese India. In 1535 he accompanied Dom Louis to the siege of Tunis, where he had the honor of refusing knighthood and reward at the hands of the emperor Charles V. Returning to Lisbon, he received from the king the small commandership of São Paulo de Salvaterra in 1538. Explored India, Arabian Peninsula (primarily Egypt) and the Red Sea.
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