Pero de Alenquer

Pêro de Alenquer

Pêro de Alenquer (15th century) Portuguese explorer of the African coast. Accompanied Bartolomeu Dias in his journey around the Cape of Good Hope in 1487/1488. Latter wrote a description of Vasco da Gama's first voyage to India.Pêro was born in Alenquer,Lisbon.

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