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Gil Eanes

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Gil Eanes (or Eannes, in the old Portuguese spelling; Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈʒil iˈɐnɨʃ]) was a 15th-century Portuguese navigator and explorer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gil Eanes has received more than 107,146 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Gil Eanes is the 160th most popular explorer (up from 165th in 2019), the 147th most popular biography from Portugal and the 18th most popular Portuguese Explorer.

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Among explorers, Gil Eanes ranks 160 out of 405Before him are Antoine Thomson d'Abbadie, Samuel Wallis, Ahmad ibn Rustah, Anthony van Diemen, Sophie Blanchard, and Gerónimo de Aguilar. After him are Paulo da Gama, Pedro Mascarenhas, Yves-Joseph de Kerguelen-Trémarec, Lancelotto Malocello, Matthew Flinders, and Vasily Tatishchev.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Gil Eanes ranks 147 out of 555Before him are Leonor Teles (1350), Infanta Maria Francisca of Braganza (1800), Afonso I, Duke of Braganza (1377), João de Barros (1496), Francisco Craveiro Lopes (1894), and Álvaro Cunhal (1913). After him are Pedro Mascarenhas (1484), Mafalda of Portugal (1197), Humberto Delgado (1906), Urraca of Portugal (1150), Filipa Moniz Perestrelo (1455), and Infanta Benedita of Portugal (1746).

Among EXPLORERS In Portugal

Among explorers born in Portugal, Gil Eanes ranks 18Before him are Tristão da Cunha (1460), Pedro Fernandes de Queirós (1565), João Vaz Corte-Real (1420), António de Abreu (1480), Francisco Serrão (1500), and Gaspar Corte-Real (1450). After him are Pedro Mascarenhas (1484), Filipa Moniz Perestrelo (1455), Nuno Tristão (1500), Bento de Góis (1562), Jorge Álvares (1401), and Estêvão Gomes (1484).