List of Portuguese people

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– Navigators, Explorers, and Pioneers:
– Vasco da Gama, discoverer of the sea route to India
– Pedro Álvares Cabral, discoverer of Brazil
– João Vaz Corte-Real, discoverer of Newfoundland
– Afonso de Albuquerque, naval admiral and viceroy of India
– Tomé Pires (c. 1465–c. 1540)

– Saints & Angels:
– St. Amator
– St. Beatrice da Silva Meneses
– St. Verissimus, Maxima, and Julia
– St. Mancius
– St. Rita Amada de Jesus

– Catholic Encyclopedia:
– Wilgefortis

– Literature:
– “The Western Canon: The Books and School of the Ages” by Harold Bloom
– “The 50 Essential Works of Portuguese Literature” by Diário de Notícias
– “The Top 100 Books of All Time” by The Guardian
– “The Nobel Prize in Literature 1998” by The Nobel Foundation
– “Borges, Neruda, and Pessoa: Hispanic-Portuguese Whitman” by Harold Bloom

– Cinema:
– “Essential Cinema: On the Necessity of Film Canons” by Jonathan Rosenbaum
– “The 21st Century’s 100 Greatest Films” by BBC

The following is a list of notable and historically significant people from Portugal.

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