Famous Portuguese People A-Z

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Lifetime
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Answer
1920-1999
A
Queen of Fado
Amália
1956-present
B
11th President of the European Commission (2004–14)
José Manuel
Barroso
c. 1467-1520
C
Navigator and explorer regarded as the discoverer of Brazil
Pedro Álvares
Cabral
c. 1451-1500
D
The first European explorer to reach the Indian Ocean from the Atlantic
Bartholomew Diaz
1942-2014
E
The Black Panther or The King; one of the greatest footballers of all time
Eusébio
1811-1896
F
19th-century businesswoman known for leadership in the cultivation of port wine
Antónia Adelaide
Ferreira
1949-present
G
The Secretary-General-designate of the United Nations
António Guterres
1394-1460
H
The main initiator of the Age of Discoveries
Henry
the Navigator
1850-1898
I
Explorer of Africa, geographer, and an officer of the Portuguese Navy
Roberto Ivens
c. 1215-1277
J
He became Pope John XXI
Peter Juliani
1938-present
K
Businesswoman and philanthropist, wife of current U.S. Secretary of State
Teresa Heinz
Kerry
1453-
c. 1501
L
Explorer; a large peninsula in eastern Canada is named after him
João Fernandes
Lavrador
1480-1521
M
Organised the expedition resulting in the first circumnavigation of the Earth
Ferdinand Magellan
1502-1578
N
One of the greatest mathematicians of his time, invented the nonius
Pedro Nunes
1501-1568
O
Pioneer of tropical medicine, pharmacognosy and ethnobotany
Garcia de Orta
1888-1935
P
Poet, one of the most significant literary figures of the 20th century
Fernando Pessoa
1845-1900
Q
The greatest Portuguese writer in the realist style
Eça de Queirós
1985-present
R
The only football player to win four European Golden Shoe awards
Cristiano Ronaldo
1922-2010
S
A Portuguese writer and recipient of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Literature
José Saramago
1082-1162
T
The reformer of religious life in Portugal and the first Portuguese saint
Theotonius
1148-1211
U
Daughter of the first king of Portugal, she was queen consort of León
Urraca
c. 1465- c. 1536
V
Father of Portuguese drama and one of Western literature's greatest playwrights
Gil
Vicente
 
W
 
 
1972-present
X
Former footballer and current head coach of the Mozambique national team
Abel Xavier
 
Y
 
 
c. 1390-1471
Z
Explorer who established settlements and recognition of the Madeira Islands
João Gonçalves
Zarco
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