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Gaspar Corte-Real

1450 - 1501

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Gaspar Corte-Real (1450–1501) was a Portuguese explorer who, alongside his father João Vaz Corte-Real and brother Miguel, participated in various exploratory voyages sponsored by the Portuguese Crown. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gaspar Corte-Real has received more than 163,257 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Gaspar Corte-Real is the 146th most popular explorer (up from 152nd in 2019), the 136th most popular biography from Portugal (down from 131st in 2019) and the 17th most popular Portuguese Explorer.

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Among explorers, Gaspar Corte-Real ranks 146 out of 405Before him are Philip Johan von Strahlenberg, Emin Pasha, Sebastián de Belalcázar, Alexander Mackenzie, Otto Sverdrup, and Scylax of Caryanda. After him are Vladimir Arsenyev, Hans Staden, Jean-Baptiste Charles Bouvet de Lozier, John Sutter, Juan de Grijalva, and Adrien de Gerlache.

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Among people born in 1450, Gaspar Corte-Real ranks 22Before him are Veit Stoss, Heinrich Isaac, Gedik Ahmed Pasha, Zagan Pasha, Francesco Francia, and Juan de Flandes. After him are Ibrahim Lodi, John of Foix, Viscount of Narbonne, Pedro Berruguete, Basarab II of Wallachia, Piero Soderini, and Marin Barleti. Among people deceased in 1501, Gaspar Corte-Real ranks 4Before him are Ali-Shir Nava'i, John I Albert, and Agostino Barbarigo. After him are Mesih Pasha, Sigismund, Duke of Bavaria, Konstantin Mihailović, Constantine Lascaris, and Margaret of Thuringia.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Gaspar Corte-Real ranks 136 out of 555Before him are Gil Vicente (1465), Américo Tomás (1894), Francisco Serrão (1500), Nuno Álvares Pereira (1360), Manuel Gomes da Costa (1863), and Eleanor of Portugal, Queen of Aragon (1328). After him are Artur Jorge (1946), Beatrice of Silva (1424), José, Prince of Brazil (1761), Ricardo Quaresma (1983), Leonor Teles (1350), and Infanta Maria Francisca of Braganza (1800).

Among EXPLORERS In Portugal

Among explorers born in Portugal, Gaspar Corte-Real ranks 17Before him are João Gonçalves Zarco (1390), Tristão da Cunha (1460), Pedro Fernandes de Queirós (1565), João Vaz Corte-Real (1420), António de Abreu (1480), and Francisco Serrão (1500). After him are Gil Eanes (null), Pedro Mascarenhas (1484), Filipa Moniz Perestrelo (1455), Nuno Tristão (1500), Bento de Góis (1562), and Jorge Álvares (1401).