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
Queen of King Charles II. Born at the Ducal Palace of Vila Viçosa, Portugal. Because of her Catholicism she was an unpopular consort, and was attacked by the inventors of the Popish Plot. She produ...
Person, Royalty, 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, Law, Literature, Theatre, Portugal
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Born: 17/1/1892, 130 years ago
Person, Humour, TV & Radio
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