Anthroponyms seta GONÇALVES, Álvaro (?-1444)

He was a Pilot in the service of Prince Henry the Navigator. In 1444, he sailed to Guinea under the leadership of Gonçalo de Sintra, and they both died during a combat with the locals in the Island of Tidra.

Bibliography:
ZURARA, Gomes Eanes de, Crónica dos feitos notáveis que se passaram na conquista de Guiné por mandado do infante D. Henrique, 2 vols., Lisboa, Academia Portuguesa de História, 1973-1981.

Author: Teresa Lacerda
Translated by: Ana Pereira


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