Damião de Góis, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Damião de Góis

Portuguese philosopher

Date of Birth: 02-Feb-1502

Place of Birth: Alenquer, Lisbon District, Portugal

Date of Death: 30-Jan-1574

Profession: composer, diplomat, historian, translator, humanist, Bible translator

Nationality: Portugal

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Damião de Góis

  • Damião de Góis (Portuguese pronunciation: [d?mi'?~w~ d? 'g?j?]) (February 2, 1502 – January 30, 1574), born in Alenquer, Portugal, was an important Portuguese humanist philosopher.
  • He was a friend and student of Erasmus.
  • He was appointed secretary to the Portuguese factory in Antwerp in 1523 by King John III of Portugal.
  • He compiled one of the first accounts on Ethiopian Christianity.

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