Pedro de Sintra

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Pedro de Sintra also known as Pêro de Sintra was a Portuguese explorer.[1] He was among the first Europeans to explore the West African coast. Around 1462 his expedition reached contemporary Sierra Leone and named it. Continuing their journey, they visited the Benin Empire.[2]

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ Pedro de Sintra in Britannica encyclopaedia
  2. ^ Zack-Williams, Alfred B. (2004). "Amistad and Education in The African Diaspora: The First in the Annual Amistad Lecture Series, CCSU". Africa Update XI (1). Retrieved 2007-02-03.