Pêro da Covilhã

1450 - 1530

Pêro da Covilhã

Pedro, or Pêro da Covilhã or (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈpeɾu dɐ kuviˈʎɐ̃]; c. 1460 – after 1526), sometimes written: Pero de Covilhăo, was a Portuguese diplomat and explorer. He was a native of Covilhã in Beira. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pêro da Covilhã has received more than 53,023 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 91st most popular explorer.

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  • 59.76

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  • 26

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.82

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.04

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among explorers, Pêro da Covilhã ranks 91 out of 367Before him are Cosmas Indicopleustes, Ferdinand von Wrangel, Fernão Mendes Pinto, Thomas Cavendish, Bjarni Herjólfsson, and Robert FitzRoy. After him are Juan Díaz de Solís, Tristão da Cunha, Pánfilo de Narváez, Willem Janszoon, Willem Schouten, and Charles Marie de La Condamine.

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Among people born in 1450, Pêro da Covilhã ranks 12Before him are Martin Schongauer, Gerard David, Kamāl ud-Dīn Behzād, Yejong of Joseon, Kara Ahmed Pasha, and Veit Stoss. After him are Marko Marulić, Francisco de Almeida, Diogo Dias, Heinrich Isaac, Francesco Francia, and Zagan Pasha. Among people deceased in 1530, Pêro da Covilhã ranks 8Before him are Margaret of Austria, Duchess of Savoy, Andrea del Sarto, Quentin Matsys, Joanna la Beltraneja, Maximilian Sforza, and Thomas Wolsey. After him are Judah Leon Abravanel, Jacopo Sannazaro, Luis Ramírez de Lucena, Bramantino, and Properzia de' Rossi.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Pêro da Covilhã ranks 86 out of 370Before him are Diego Columbus (1479), Beatrice of Portugal (1373), Maria Isabel of Braganza (1797), António, Prior of Crato (1531), Fernão Mendes Pinto (1509), and Berengaria of Portugal (1198). After him are Urraca of Castile, Queen of Portugal (1186), Tristão da Cunha (1460), Luís Figo (1972), João Manuel, Prince of Portugal (1537), Yasuke (1530), and Wamba (630).

Among EXPLORERS In Portugal

Among explorers born in Portugal, Pêro da Covilhã ranks 9Before him are Bartolomeu Dias (1450), Prince Henry the Navigator (1394), Pedro Álvares Cabral (1467), Diogo Cão (1440), Diego Columbus (1479), and Fernão Mendes Pinto (1509). After him are Tristão da Cunha (1460), João Gonçalves Zarco (1390), Diogo Dias (1450), Pedro Fernandes de Queirós (1565), João Vaz Corte-Real (1420), and Gaspar Corte-Real (1450).

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