Biography of Gaspar Barreiros

This article contains a concise biographical timeline for Gaspar Barreiros (15??-1574). Today, he considered one of the best geographers of his time.

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15?? – He is born.

1561 – He travels with San Francisco de Borja to Porto to try and join the Society of Jesus. A few months after this, he rejoins the Order of San Francisco.

1562 – He returns to Rome and joins the convent of Araceli.

1564 – He returns to Portugal at the request of Cardinal don Enrique and settles his residence in Viseu.

1574 – He dies at the convento de Orgens.

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References;

1 – https://thebiography.us/en/barreiros-gaspar

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