Battle of Rio de Janeiro (1567)
The Battle of Rio de Janeiro or the Battle of Guanabara Bay was a battle in 1567 at Rio de Janeiro that ended with the definitive defeat of the French. The Portuguese commander, Estácio de Sá, was hit by an arrow which perforated his eye, and died on 20 February.
- "A Tentativa dos Franceses se estabelecerem no Brasil" [The Attempt of the French to establish themselves in Brazil] (in Portuguese). Palma1.no.sapo.pt. Retrieved 2014-01-20.