António de Abreu

1480 - 1514

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António de Abreu (c. 1480 – c. 1514) was a 16th-century Portuguese navigator and naval officer. He participated under the command of Afonso de Albuquerque in the conquest of Ormus in 1507 and Malacca in 1511, where he got injured. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of António de Abreu has received more than 47,500 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). António de Abreu is the 187th most popular explorer (down from 179th in 2019), the 166th most popular biography from Portugal (down from 154th in 2019) and the 19th most popular Portuguese Explorer.

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Among explorers, António de Abreu ranks 187 out of 405Before him are Ruy López de Villalobos, Duke Adolf Friedrich of Mecklenburg, Vasily Tatishchev, Gustav Nachtigal, William Parry, and Ingvar the Far-Travelled. After him are Jimmie Angel, Francisco de Bobadilla, Diego de Almagro II, Nicolas Durand de Villegaignon, Jean-Baptiste Charcot, and Pedro Arias Dávila.

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Among people born in 1480, António de Abreu ranks 26Before him are Sebastián de Belalcázar, Juan de Grijalva, Pir Sultan Abdal, Herri met de Bles, Pedro Damiano, and Giovanni Francesco Straparola. After him are Girolamo Aleandro, Duarte Barbosa, and Vannoccio Biringuccio. Among people deceased in 1514, António de Abreu ranks 7Before him are Donato Bramante, Anne of Brittany, György Dózsa, Vicente Yáñez Pinzón, Hartmann Schedel, and Anna of Brandenburg.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, António de Abreu ranks 166 out of 479Before him are José, Prince of Brazil (1761), Paula Rego (1935), Eduardo Souto de Moura (1952), Urraca of Portugal (1150), Francisco Craveiro Lopes (1894), and José Mendes Cabeçadas (1883). After him are Luís Fróis (1532), Tomé Pires (1468), John, Constable of Portugal (1400), Almeida Garrett (1799), Mariana Alcoforado (1640), and Theresa of Portugal, Countess of Flanders (1157).

Among EXPLORERS In Portugal

Among explorers born in Portugal, António de Abreu ranks 19Before him are João Gonçalves Zarco (1390), João Vaz Corte-Real (1420), Francisco Serrão (1500), Gaspar Corte-Real (1450), Pedro Mascarenhas (1484), and Gil Eanes (null). After him are Nuno Tristão (1500), Gonçalo Velho Cabral (1400), Tristão Vaz Teixeira (1395), Bento de Góis (1562), Estêvão Gomes (1484), and Alexandre de Serpa Pinto (1846).