List of Portuguese people

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The following is a list of notable and historically significant people from Portugal.

Navigators, explorers and pioneers

15th century

Vasco da Gama, discoverer of the sea route to India
Pedro Álvares Cabral, discoverer of Brazil
João Vaz Corte-Real, discoverer of Newfoundland.
Afonso de Albuquerque, naval admiral and viceroy of India.
Fernão Mendes Pinto, writer and one of the first to travel to Japan

15th/16th century

16th century

17th century

18th century

19th century

20th century

Saints

Blessed

Religious

Popes

Philosophers

Musicians

Writers

Artists

Scientists

Engineers and architects

Psychiatrists

Actors and directors

Soldiers

Sports

Politicians

Historians

Businesspeople

Other

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=1312
  2. ^ http://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=3156
  3. ^ http://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=337
  4. ^ http://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=3941
  5. ^ http://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=1952
  6. ^ http://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=4444
  7. ^ http://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=1952
  8. ^ http://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=5678
  9. ^ http://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=4646
  10. ^ http://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=1952
  11. ^ http://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=1961
  12. ^ http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/15622a.htm
  13. ^ http://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=738
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