Pedro Álvares Cabral

1467 - 1520

Pedro Álvares Cabral

Pedro Álvares Cabral (European Portuguese: [ˈpeðɾu ˈaɫvɐr(ɨ)ʃ kɐˈβɾaɫ] or Brazilian Portuguese: [ˈpedɾu ˈawvaɾis kaˈbɾaw]; né Pedro Álvares de Gouveia; c. 1467 or 1468 – c. 1520) was a Portuguese nobleman, military commander, navigator and explorer regarded as the European discoverer of Brazil. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pedro Álvares Cabral has received more than 693,311 page views. His biography is available in 70 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 23rd most popular explorer.

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  • 73.78

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 70

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.90

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.27

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among explorers, Pedro Álvares Cabral ranks 23 out of 367Before him are Leif Erikson, David Livingstone, Jacques Cousteau, Abel Tasman, Xuanzang, and Erik the Red. After him are Thor Heyerdahl, Willem Barentsz, Vitus Bering, Evliya Çelebi, Juan Sebastián Elcano, and John Cabot.

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Among people born in 1467, Pedro Álvares Cabral ranks 1After him are Sigismund I the Old, Francis Phoebus of Navarre, Ferdinand II of Naples, Guillaume Budé, Giovanni il Popolano, Giovanni Antonio Boltraffio, Andrea Sansovino, Hadım Suleiman Pasha, Radu IV the Great, and John Colet. Among people deceased in 1520, Pedro Álvares Cabral ranks 3Before him are Raphael and Selim I. After him are Moctezuma II, Martin Waldseemüller, Pier Gerlofs Donia, Cuitláhuac, Kunigunde of Austria, Sten Sture the Younger, Agostino Chigi, Ippolito d'Este, and William Dunbar.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Pedro Álvares Cabral ranks 8 out of 370Before him are Vasco da Gama (1460), Bartolomeu Dias (1450), Anthony of Padua (1195), António de Oliveira Salazar (1889), Prince Henry the Navigator (1394), and José Saramago (1922). After him are Fernando Pessoa (1888), Manuel I of Portugal (1469), António Guterres (1949), Afonso I of Portugal (1109), Pope Damasus I (305), and Luís de Camões (1524).

Among EXPLORERS In Portugal

Among explorers born in Portugal, Pedro Álvares Cabral ranks 5Before him are Ferdinand Magellan (1480), Vasco da Gama (1460), Bartolomeu Dias (1450), and Prince Henry the Navigator (1394). After him are Diogo Cão (1440), Diego Columbus (1479), Fernão Mendes Pinto (1509), Pêro da Covilhã (1450), Tristão da Cunha (1460), João Gonçalves Zarco (1390), and Diogo Dias (1450).

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