Duarte Barbosa

1480 - 1521

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Duarte Barbosa (c. 1480, Lisbon, Portugal – 1 May 1521, Philippines) was a Portuguese writer and officer from Portuguese India (between 1500 and 1516). He was a christian pastor and scrivener in a feitoria in Kochi, and an interpreter of the local language, Malayalam. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Duarte Barbosa has received more than 173,743 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Duarte Barbosa is the 2,601st most popular writer (up from 2,759th in 2019), the 194th most popular biography from Portugal (down from 190th in 2019) and the 17th most popular Portuguese Writer.

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Among writers, Duarte Barbosa ranks 2,601 out of 5,794Before him are Sebastian Franck, Lois McMaster Bujold, Boris Akunin, Charles Blanc, Jean-Dominique Bauby, and Abu-l-'Atahiya. After him are Dracontius, Seichō Matsumoto, José de Alencar, Johann Karl August Musäus, Licinius Macer Calvus, and Abraham Sutzkever.

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Among people born in 1480, Duarte Barbosa ranks 28Before him are Pir Sultan Abdal, Herri met de Bles, Pedro Damiano, Giovanni Francesco Straparola, António de Abreu, and Girolamo Aleandro. After him is Vannoccio Biringuccio. Among people deceased in 1521, Duarte Barbosa ranks 13Before him are Sebastian Brant, Christina of Saxony, Suzanne, Duchess of Bourbon, Leonardo Loredan, Francisco Serrão, and Raffaele Riario. After him is Tamás Bakócz.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Duarte Barbosa ranks 194 out of 479Before him are Maria de Lourdes Pintasilgo (1930), José Sócrates (1957), Menasseh Ben Israel (1604), Fernando Gomes (1956), Gonçalo Velho Cabral (1400), and Joaquim de Almeida (1957). After him are Luís of Portugal, Duke of Beja (1506), Vítor Baía (1969), António de Andrade (1580), Eleanor of Portugal, Queen of Denmark (1211), Vasco Gonçalves (1921), and Amadeo de Souza Cardoso (1887).

Among WRITERS In Portugal

Among writers born in Portugal, Duarte Barbosa ranks 17Before him are Tomé Pires (1468), Almeida Garrett (1799), Mariana Alcoforado (1640), Camilo Castelo Branco (1825), Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen (1919), and Menasseh Ben Israel (1604). After him are Miguel Torga (1907), Francisco de Sá de Miranda (1491), Alexandre Herculano (1810), Mário de Sá-Carneiro (1890), Antero de Quental (1842), and Manuel Maria Barbosa du Bocage (1765).