Pêro de Alenquer
Pêro was born in Alenquer.
He accompanied Bartolomeu Dias on his journey around the Cape of Good Hope in 1487/1488. He was the pilot of Vasco da Gama's flagship on the latter's first voyage to India and later wrote of it.
- Kenneth Pletcher, ed. (21 December 2009). The Britannica Guide to Explorers and Explorations That Changed the Modern World. The Rosen Publishing Group. p. 52. ISBN 1615300287. Retrieved January 17, 2015.
- Velho, A. A journal of the first voyage of Vasco da Gama, 1497-1499. p. 148. ISBN 5872234643. Retrieved January 17, 2015.
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