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Paulo da Gama (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈpawlu dɐ ˈɡɐmɐ]; ca. 1465 in Olivença, Kingdom of Portugal
Kingdom of Portugal
– June or July 1499 at Angra do Heroísmo, Kingdom of Portugal) was a Portuguese explorer, son of Estêvão da Gama and Isabel Sodré, and the older brother of Vasco da Gama. He was a member of the first voyage from Europe to India, led by his brother, commanding the ship São Rafael, which would be later scuttled in the return trip. Paulo da Gama joined the São Gabriel. His brother brought him to the Terceira Island
Terceira Island
of the Azores
Azores
and stayed with him until his death, before he returned to Portugal
Portugal
in September 1499.[1] Paulo da Gama is buried in the monastery of São Francisco in the city of Angra. References[edit]

^ Álvaro Velho (1898). A journal of the first voyage of Vasco da Gama, 1497-1499. Hakluyt Society, 1898. p. 94. 

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