Diogo de Melo Coutinho (15th century)

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Diogo de Melo Coutinho
Personal details
Born 1450
Died 15?
Nationality Portuguese
Spouse(s) Joana de Carvalho

Diogo de Melo Coutinho was a Portuguese navigator, co-discoverer of the Azores Islands.


Born 1450 in Portugal, of noble family Diogo de Melo married to Joana de Carvalho, also daughter of nobles.

Diogo de Melo Coutinho was the discoverer of the Azores Islands together with Gonçalo Velho Cabral.[1]


  1. ^ Crónicas y linajes de la gobernación del Plata: Documentos inéditos de los siglos XVII y XVIII., I Sajonane et Cía, 1927 

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