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Diogo Dias

1450 - 1500

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Diogo Dias, also known as Diogo Gomes, was a 15th-century Portuguese explorer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Diogo Dias has received more than 72,192 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Diogo Dias is the 91st most popular explorer (up from 94th in 2019), the 82nd most popular biography from Portugal (up from 85th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Portuguese Explorer.

Diogo Dias is most famous for being the first person to circumnavigate the Earth.

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Among explorers, Diogo Dias ranks 91 out of 405Before him are Jeanne Baret, Charles Marie de La Condamine, Juan Díaz de Solís, Sebastian Cabot, Adam Johann von Krusenstern, and Jean de Béthencourt. After him are Heinrich Barth, Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza, Robert FitzRoy, Gonzalo Pizarro, Fernão Mendes Pinto, and Willem Schouten.

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Among people born in 1450, Diogo Dias ranks 13Before him are Yejong of Joseon, Gerard David, Martin Schongauer, Kamāl ud-Dīn Behzād, Marko Marulić, and Francisco de Almeida. After him are Pêro da Covilhã, Ravidas, Veit Stoss, Heinrich Isaac, Gedik Ahmed Pasha, and Zagan Pasha. Among people deceased in 1500, Diogo Dias ranks 3Before him are Bartolomeu Dias and Albert III, Duke of Saxony. After him are Miguel da Paz, Prince of Portugal, Emperor Go-Tsuchimikado, Doukas, Ahmad ibn Mājid, Gil Eanes, John of Foix, Viscount of Narbonne, Fernão do Pó, Maria of Serbia, Queen of Bosnia, and Wan Hu.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Diogo Dias ranks 82 out of 555Before him are Sancho II of Portugal (1209), Uriel da Costa (1585), João Manuel, Prince of Portugal (1537), António de Spínola (1910), Joan of Portugal (1439), and Francisco de Almeida (1450). After him are Beatrice of Portugal (1373), Maria João Pires (1944), Maria Isabel of Braganza (1797), Fernão Mendes Pinto (1509), António Lobo Antunes (1942), and Luís Figo (1972).

Among EXPLORERS In Portugal

Among explorers born in Portugal, Diogo Dias ranks 8Before him are Vasco da Gama (1460), Bartolomeu Dias (1450), Prince Henry the Navigator (1394), Pedro Álvares Cabral (1467), Diogo Cão (1440), and Diego Columbus (1479). After him are Fernão Mendes Pinto (1509), Pêro da Covilhã (1450), João Gonçalves Zarco (1390), Tristão da Cunha (1460), Pedro Fernandes de Queirós (1565), and João Vaz Corte-Real (1420).