Person:Bartolomeu Perestrello (1)

Bartolomeu Perestrello
b.abt 1395
Facts and Events
Name Bartolomeu Perestrello
Gender Male
Birth[1] abt 1395
Marriage NOT MARRIED to Isabel Moniz
Death[1] 1457 Vila Baleira, Porto Santo, Madeira, Portugal
Burial? Our Lady of Pity,Porto Santo,Funchal,Portugal

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Bartolomeu Perestrello (in Italian Bartolommeo Pallastrelli), 1st Capitão Donatário, Lord and Governor of the Island of Porto Santo ( 1395 – 1457) was a Portuguese navigator and explorer that is claimed to have discovered and populated Porto Santo Island (1419) together with João Gonçalves Zarco and Tristão Vaz Teixeira. The account of his participation in the discovery is disputed by some historians.

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