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Cristóvão (Gama) da Gama (1516 - 1542)

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Cristóvão "Christopher" da Gama formerly Gama
Born in Evora, Evora, Kingdom of Portugalmap
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Son of and [mother unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Wolfa, Tigray, Adal Sultanatemap
Profile last modified | Created 19 Jun 2018
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Cristóvão da Gama was born about 1516 in Evora, Kingdom of Portugal. He was a military commander and later referred to as "the most chivalrous soldier of a chivalrous age."[1]


  1. Burton, Richard. First Footsteps in East Africa (New York: Praeger, 1966), p. 181

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