Pedro de Sintra
Pedro de Sintra also known as Pêro de Sintra was a Portuguese explorer. 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.
References and notes
- Pedro de Sintra in Britannica encyclopaedia
- 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.
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