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|Fernão Dias Pais|
Statue of Fernão Dias Pais, Museu Paulista
|Known for||Exploration of the interior of South America.|
Fernão Dias Pais (1608–1681) or Fernão Dias Pais Leme was a frontiersman from São Paulo. He was known as the "Emerald Hunter" and was one of the most prominent bandeirantes together with Antônio Raposo Tavares.
He is the great-great-grandfather of the Saint Frei Galvão.
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