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32 articles found

Headword Date Article Type
Ceuta, Morocco, captured by Portugal 1415 T Note
Portuguese discover Madeira, settle and cultivate the island 1418 T Note
Portugal discovers the Azores, an uninhabited archipelago 1432 T Note
Pope Alexander VI divides New World between Spain and Portugal 1493 T Note
Expulsion of Jews from Portugal 1495 T Note
Pedro Alvares Cabral travels to Brazil and then to India 1500 T Note
Portuguese sack Mombasa after its refusal to pay tribute 1505 T Note
Portugal captures Goa 1510 - 1510 T Note
The Portuguese secure trading privileges at Martaban in Burma 1519 T Note
Treaty of Saragossa defines the interests of Spain and Portugal in the Pacific 1529 T Note
Brazil ruled directly by Portugal from a new capital at Bahia 1549 T Note
The Portuguese settle at Macao 1557 T Note
The Portuguese begin settlement at Angola 1575 T Note
Union of Portugal and Spain when Philip II claims the Portuguese crown 1580 - 1640 T Note
The Portuguese settle at Mombasa 1592 T Note
The Portuguese are forced to leave Bengal 1632 T Note
The Dutch take Pernambuco from the Portuguese and occupy Formosa 1635 T Note
The Dutch expel the Portuguese from the Gold Coast 1637 T Note
Portuguese finally surrender Malacca to Dutch 1641 T Note
Arabs take Muscat from Portugal 1648 T Note

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