• Pedro Mascarenhas

    Pedro Mascarenhas

    Dom Pedro Mascarenhas (1470 – 16 June 1555) was a Portuguese explorer and colonial administrator. He was the first European to discover the island of Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean in 1512. He also encountered the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius in 1512, although he may not have been the first Portuguese explorer to do so; earlier expeditions by Diogo Dias and Afonso de Albuquerque along with Diogo Fernandes Pereira may have encountered the islands. In 1528 explorer Diogo Rodrigues (after whom the island of Rodrigues is named) named the islands of Réunion, Mauritius, and Rodrigues the Mascarene Islands, after Mascarenhas.

  • Pedro Gonzalez (humorist)

  • Pedro Alvarez de Toledo (disambiguation)

  • Este (Sao Pedro e Sao Mamede)

  • Pedro Gonzalez (baseball)

  • Pedro Ramirez (sport shooter)

  • San Pedro de Cajas District

    San Pedro de Cajas District

    San Pedro de Cajas District is one of nine districts of the province Tarma in Peru.

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