Famous Portuguese People

Name these famous people of Portuguese descent, past and present.
Quiz by Aaron197
Last updated: November 13, 2022
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First submittedDecember 21, 2019
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Five times voted the best player in international football
Cristiano Ronaldo
Portugal's top scorer before the above
Luìs Figo
Explorer who sailed to India
Vasco da Gama
Explorer who started the first circumnavigation of the world
Ferdinand Magellan
Prince who is given credit for kicking off the Age of Discovery in the early 1400s
Henry the Navigator
King of Portugal whose reign saw Portugal's overseas expansion
John I
A major city in Texas is named after this Catholic saint
Anthony of Padua
Football manager who once was dubbed "The Special One" by the British media
José Mourinho
Brazil "discoverer" who was the first human in history to ever be in four continents
Pedro Álvares Cabral
Current secretary-general of the United Nations
António Guterres
20th century dictator who reframed the Portuguese regime as the "New State"
António Salazar
She sang "Like a Bird" and "Turn off the Light"
Nelly Furtado
First Queen of Portugal who ruled between 1777–1816
Maria I
First king of Brazil; grandchild of the above
Manager of national football teams from Portugal, Iran, and Colombia
Carlos Queiroz
Author of "The Gospel According to Jesus Christ" who won the 1998 Nobel Prize
José Saramago
Football player nicknamed "Black Panther"
The best-selling Portuguese artist of all time nicknamed the "Queen of Fado"
Amália Rodrigues
First European navigator to round the southern tip of Africa
Bartolomeu Dias
Winner of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest
Salvador Sobral
Level 69
Sep 22, 2020
The first king doesn't acept the real name, and "Former Benfica football player" is a way to vague of a clue to name it.
Level 74
May 9, 2021
Good quiz! However, the clue should be changed for Luis Figo, as the top-goalscorer for Portugal before CR7 was Pauleta.
Level 65
Nov 14, 2022
it's "I'm Like a Bird"!