Sculptor. Born at Figueiró dos Vinhos, Portugal. Known as 'Nephew' to distinguish him from his uncle who had the same name and was also a sculptor. He trained at the School of Fine Arts of Lisbon. ...
Person, Sculpture, Portugal
Bass guitarist. Born Grimsby. Joined T-Rex in November 1970 and left late 1976. Went on to work as a session musician. Died in a car crash near his home in Portugal.
Person, Music / songs, Portugal
Portuguese nobleman who sailed around the Cape of Good Hope, the southern tip of Africa, in 1488, the first European known to do so since ancient times.
Person, Exploring, Africa, Portugal
Novelist, playwright. Born Somerset. Half-brother to Sir John Fielding. Lived in Bow Street and Essex Street. Play: The Miser. Novels: Joseph Andrews, Tom Jones. As magistrate he carried out a numb...
Person, Theatre, Law, Literature, Portugal
Prince. Born in Porto, Portugal. Son of King John I of Portugal and Philippa of Lancaster, John of Gaunt's daughter. His soubriquet is misleading, as he did most of his 'navigating' from dry land ...
Person, Exploring, Portugal
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Born: 20/6/1824, 194 years ago
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