List of Portuguese people

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The following is a list of Portuguese people:

Contents

Saints

Anthony of Lisbon (1195-1231)
Elizabeth of Portugal (1271-1336)

Navigators, explorers and pioneers

Diogo Cão (15th century explorer of the African coast)
Diogo de Azambuja (15th century explorer of the African coast)
Bartolomeu Dias (15th century explorer of the African coast)
Pêro de Alenquer (15th century explorer of the African coast)
João Infante (15th century explorer of the African coast)
João Grego (15th century explorer of the African coast)
Álvaro Martins (15th century explorer of the African coast)
Pêro Dias (15th century explorer of the African coast)
Gil Eanes (15th century explorer of the African coast)
João Gonçalves Zarco (15th century explorer of the Atlantic islands)
Tristão Vaz Teixeira (15th century explorer of the Atlantic islands)
Bartolomeu Perestrelo (15th century explorer of the Atlantic islands)
Diogo Silves (15th century explorer of the Atlantic islands)
Gonçalo Velho (15th century explorer of the Atlantic islands)
Nuno Tristão (15th century explorer of the African coast)
Antão Gonçalves (15th century explorer of the African coast)
Dinis Dias (15th century explorer of the African coast)
António Fernandes (15th century explorer of the African coast)
Pêro de Sintra (15th century explorer of the African coast)
Lopes Gonçalves (15th century explorer of the Atlantic)
Alvise Cadamosto (15th century explorer of the Atlantic islands and of of the African coast)
Diogo Dias (15th century explorer of the Atlantic islands, of the African coast and the Indian Ocean, discovered Madagascar)
António Noli (15th century explorer of the Atlantic islands and of of the African coast)
Fernão da Po (15th century explorer of the African coast)
Alvaro Caminha (15th century explorer of the Atlantic islands)
João de Santarém (15th century explorer of the Atlantic islands)
Pedro Escobar (15th century explorer of the Atlantic islands)
Duarte Pacheco Pereira (15th century explorer of the Atlantic)
Vasco da Gama (Lead the discovery of the sea route to India in 1498)
Paulo da Gama (15th century explorer of the sea route to India)
Pedro Álvares Cabral (discoverer of Brazil in 1500)
Pêro Vaz de Caminha (15th century explorer of the sea route to Brazil)
Nicolau Coelho (15th century explorer of the sea route to Brazil)
Luís Pires (15th century explorer of the sea route to Brazil)
André Gonçalves (15th century explorer of the sea route to Brazil)
Fernão de Noronha (15th century/16th century explorer of the Atlantic)
Gaspar de Lemos (15th century/16th century explorer of the Atlantic and of the sea route to Brazil)
Gonçalo Coelho (15th century/16th century explorer of the South American coast)
João da Nova (16th century explorer of the Atlantic and of the Indian Ocean)
Pero da Covilhã (15th century/16th century diplomat and explorer in Ethiopia)
Pêro de Barcelos (15th century/16th century explorer of North America)
João Fernandes Lavrador (15th century/16th century explorer of North America)
João Vaz Corte-Real (15th century explorer of North America)
Gaspar Corte-Real (16th century explorer of North America)
Miguel Corte-Real (16th century explorer of North America)
João Rodrigues Cabrilho (16th century discoverer of California)
Paulo Dias de Novais (16th century colonizer of Africa)
Lourenço Marques (16th century trader and explorer in East Africa)
Pedro Mascarenhas (16th century explorer of the Indian Ocean)
Estevão da Gama (16th century explorer of the Indian Ocean)
Diogo Rodrigues (16th century explorer of the Indian Ocean)
Martim Afonso de Sousa (16th century explorer and soldier in India)
Ferdinand Magellan (16th century The first circumnavigator and explorer of the Pacific Ocean)
Tristão da Cunha (16th century naval general and discoverer)
Francisco de Almeida (16th century explorer and viceroy of India)
Afonso de Albuquerque (16th century naval admiral and viceroy of India)
Duarte Fernandes (16th century diplomat in Thailand)
Fernão Pires de Andrade (16th century merchant in China)
Antonio de Abreu (16th century explorer of Indonesia)
Francisco Alvarez (16th century missionary and explorer in Ethiopia)
Jorge Álvares (16th century the first to reach China)
Fernão Mendes Pinto (16th century among the first to reach Japan)
Pedro Fernandes de Queiroz (16th century/17th century explorer of south-west Pacific, some have claimed he discovered Australia)
Luis Váez de Torres (16th century/17th century explorer of south-west Pacific)
Baltazar Fernandes (17th century explorer of Brazil's interior)
Pedro Teixeira (17th century explorer of the Amazon river)
Serpa Pinto (19th century explorer of Africa)
Gago Coutinho and Sacadura Cabral (20th century the first to cross the South Atlantic Ocean by air)

Popes

Damasus I (4th century pope)
John XXI (13th century pope)

Philosophers

Uriel Acosta (1585-1640)
Agostinho da Silva (1906-1996)
Damião de Góis

Musicians

Duarte Lobo (composer)
Carlos Seixas (composer)(1704-1742)
Joaquim Joze Antunes (harpsichord maker) (1725-1790)
Ignácio Parreiras Neves (composer)(1730-1794)
João Domingos Bomtempo(1775-1842)(composer)
Jerônimo de Souza Lôbo (composer)(? - 1810)
Keil do Amaral(1850-1907)(composer of the Portuguese anthem)
Francisco de Lacerda(1869-1934)(composer)
Fernando Lopes Graça(1906-1995)(composer)
Vianna da Mota (piano player, composer)(1868-1948)
António Fragoso (1897-1918) (piano composer)
Cláudio Carneiro (1895-1963) (composer)
Ernesto Rodrigues (1959) (performer, composer)
José Afonso (1929-1987)(also known as Zeca Afonso, composer, player)
Adriano Correia de Oliveira (singer)
Amália Rodrigues(1920-1999) (the most famous fado singer)
Carlos Paredes(1925-2004) (Portuguese guitar player)
Sara Tavares (singer)
Cristina Branco (fado singer)
Mafalda Arnault (fado singer)
Mariza (fado singer)
Maria João Pires (piano player)
Maria João (jazz singer)
Mário Laginha (piano player)
Madredeus (folk group)
Dulce Pontes (singer)
Mísia (fado singer)
Vicente Lusitano (composer)
Rui Veloso (singer)
Rui da Silva (dj)

Poets and writers

Al Berto (poet)
Alexandre O'Neill (poet)
Almeida Garrett (writer and playwright)
Alves Redol (neo-realist writer)
Agustina Bessa-Luís (writer)
Antero de Quental (writer
António Gedeão (poet)
António Lobo Antunes (writer)
Ary dos Santos (poet)
Aquilino Ribeiro (neo-realist writer)
Camilo Castelo Branco (writer)
Carlos de Oliveira (writer)
Cesário Verde (poet)
Daniel Sampaio (writer)
Eça de Queirós (writer)
Fernando Pessoa (poet)
Florbela Espanca (poet)
Gil Vicente (playwriter)
Guerra Junqueiro (writer)
Herberto Hélder (poet)
João de Barros (writer and historian)
José Cardoso Pires (writer)
José Saramago (Nobel Prize for Literature in 1998)
Luís de Camões (poet, author of Os Lusíadas)
Mário Cesariny de Vasconcelos (poet)
Miguel Torga (poet and writer)
Ramalho Ortigão (writer)
Soeiro Pereira Gomes (neo-realist writer)
Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen (poet and writer)
Urbano Tavares Rodrigues (writer and journalist)
Vergílio Ferreira (writer)
Vitorino Nemésio (poet)

Artists

Vasco Fernandes (Grão Vasco)(15th century painter)
Nuno Gonçalves (15th century painter)
José Malhoa (19th century painter)
Almada Negreiros(1893-1970) (20th century painter)
Maria Helena Vieira da Silva (20th century painter)
Paula Rego (20th century painter)

Scientists

Garcia de Orta (botanical scientist)
Pedro Nunes (1502-1578)
Egas Moniz (1854-1955, neurologist, Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1949)
António Damásio (1944-, neurologist)
João Magueijo (physicist)

Engineers and architects

Edgar Cardoso (expert in bridge engineering)
Álvaro Siza Vieira (1933-) (architect)
Tomás Taveira (1938-) (architect)
Eduardo Souto de Moura (architect)
João Luís Carrilho da Graca (architect)
Gonçalo Sousa Byrne (architect)
António Segadães Tavares (engineer - "Outstanding Structure Award 2004" winner)
José Tribolet (engineer - Instituto Superior Técnico - God like)

Actors and directors

Manoel de Oliveira (1908-) (director)
Carmen Miranda (1914-1955) (singer and actress)
Beatriz Costa (actress)
António Silva (actor)
Laura Alves (actress)
Joaquim de Almeida (actor)
Maria de Medeiros (actress)

Sports

Luís Figo (1972-) (football player)
Hélio (1972-)(football player (Vitória de Setúbal))
Rui Costa (1972-) (football player)
Vitor Baía (1969-) (football player)
Cristiano Ronaldo (1985-) (football player)
Francis Obikwelu (nigerian born runner)
Ticha Penicheiro (WNBA player)
José Azevedo (cyclist)
Joaquim Agostinho (cyclist)
Eusébio da Silva Ferreira (1943-) (football player)
Carlos Lopes (1947-) (marathon olympic champion)
Rosa Mota (1958-) (marathon olympic champion)
Paulo Futre (football player)
Paulo Sousa (football player)
Carlos Queiróz (football coach)
José Mourinho (football coach, european champion)

Politicians

Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo, Marquis of Pombal (1699-1782)
António de Oliveira Salazar (1889-1970, dictator)
Marcelo Caetano (1906-1980, dictator)
Álvaro Cunhal (1913-2005) (former General Secretary of the PCP)
Bento Gonçalves (1902-1942) (former General Secretary of the PCP)
Mário Soares (1924-) (former Prime Minister and President of the Republic)
Francisco Sá Carneiro (1934-1980) (former Prime Minister)
Aníbal Cavaco Silva (economist, former Prime Minister)
António Guterres (former Prime Minister, current president of the Socialist International and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees)
José Manuel Durão Barroso (former Prime Minister, current president of the EU Commission)
Jorge Sampaio (current President of the Republic)
Duarte Pio, Duke of Braganza (claimant to the abolished throne of Portugal)
Diogo Freitas do Amaral (former president of the General Assembly of the United Nations, current Minister of Foreign Affairs)
António Vitorino (former Minister and EU Commissionar)
José Sócrates (current Prime Minister)
Pedro Santana Lopes ((former Prime Minister, current Mayor of Lisbon)

See also

ja:ポルトガル人の一覧 pt:Lista de portugueses famosos

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