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Gil Eanes

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Gil Eanes (or Eannes, in the old Portuguese spelling; Portuguese pronunciation: [ʒiɫ 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 83,358 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Gil Eanes is the 165th most popular explorer (down from 151st in 2019), the 147th most popular biography from Portugal (down from 137th in 2019) and the 18th most popular Portuguese Explorer.

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  • 83k

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  • 65.87

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 25

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.01

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.80

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among EXPLORERS

Among explorers, Gil Eanes ranks 165 out of 405Before him are James Weddell, Hendrik Brouwer, Ahmad ibn Rustah, Pedro Mascarenhas, Gerónimo de Aguilar, and Nikolai Rezanov. After him are Constantin François de Chassebœuf, comte de Volney, Paulo da Gama, Cornelis de Houtman, Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo, Fernão do Pó, and Joshua Slocum.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Gil Eanes ranks 147 out of 479Before him are Pedro Mascarenhas (1484), Zeca Afonso (1929), Mafalda of Portugal (1197), Theresa of Portugal, Queen of León (1178), Ferdinand the Holy Prince (1402), and Ricardo Quaresma (1983). After him are Américo Tomás (1894), Infanta Maria Anna of Portugal (1843), Infanta Benedita of Portugal (1746), Maria Helena Vieira da Silva (1908), Pelagio Galvani (1165), and Afonso I, Duke of Braganza (1377).

Among EXPLORERS In Portugal

Among explorers born in Portugal, Gil Eanes ranks 18Before him are Pedro Fernandes de Queirós (1565), João Gonçalves Zarco (1390), João Vaz Corte-Real (1420), Francisco Serrão (1500), Gaspar Corte-Real (1450), and Pedro Mascarenhas (1484). After him are António de Abreu (1480), Nuno Tristão (1500), Gonçalo Velho Cabral (1400), Tristão Vaz Teixeira (1395), Bento de Góis (1562), and Estêvão Gomes (1484).