A nobleman who enjoyed the full support of the Portuguese king,
Cabral is credited with discovering Brazil. Portugal claimed this
land by the Treaty of Tordesillas.
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Editors. "Pedro Alvares Cabral travels to Brazil and then to India". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=9851, accessed 21 May 2018.]
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