Jerónimo Lobo, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Jerónimo Lobo

Portuguese missionary

Date of Birth: 01-Jan-1593

Place of Birth: Lisbon, Lisbon District, Portugal

Date of Death: 29-Jan-1678

Profession: diplomat, missionary, explorer

Nationality: Portugal

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Jerónimo Lobo

  • Jerónimo Lobo (1595 – 29 January 1678) was a Portuguese Jesuit missionary.
  • He took part in the unsuccessful efforts to convert Ethiopia from the native Ethiopian church to Roman Catholicism until the expulsion of the Jesuits in 1643.
  • Afterwards he wrote an account of his time in Ethiopia, Itinerário, which is an important source for the history and culture of that country.

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