Diogo de Azavedo Rodrigues (Roiz)

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Diogo de Azevedo Rodrigues (Roiz) (Rodrigues), Dom

Also Known As: "Diogo Roiz", "Mestre Diogo", "O do Forte", "Capitão desta Fortaleza", "Diego"
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Birthplace: Lagos, Faro, Algrave, Kingdom of Portugal
Death: Died in ilha de Salcete do Sul, Portuguese Empire Goa, Kingdom of Portugal
Place of Burial: ilha de Salcete do Sul, Portuguese Empire Goa, Kingdom of Portugal
Immediate Family:

Son of Rodrigues
Husband of Maria Anjos Fernandes e Rodrigues
Father of Nicolau de Azevedo Gonçalo Roiz, Dom and Inácio Filipa João Salvador Roiz, Dom

Occupation: Helmsman, Explorer, Governor of Salsette, Captain of Rachol Fort
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About Diogo de Azavedo Rodrigues (Roiz)

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D. Diogo Rodrigues, D. Diogo Roiz (c.1490-1501; Lagos, Portugal - †21 April 1577; Colva, Goa) was a Portuguese explorer of the Indian Ocean who begin sailing as an ordinary helmsman under the command of Dom Pedro Mascarenhas to Goa. He was honored as a (Cavaleiro da Ordem de Cristo) cavaleiro, the order of Christ by King Joao III.

  • Discovered Rodrigues Island :1528
  • Made a Fidalgo of the King of Portugal :1529
  • Governor of Salsette :1535-48
  • Captain of Rachol :1554-77
  • Lord of Colva :1550-77
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Diogo de Azavedo Rodrigues (Roiz)'s Timeline

1490
1490
Lagos, Faro, Algrave, Kingdom of Portugal
1577
April 21, 1577
Age 87
ilha de Salcete do Sul, Portuguese Empire Goa, Kingdom of Portugal
April 21, 1577
Age 87
ilha de Salcete do Sul, Portuguese Empire Goa, Kingdom of Portugal
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Rachol, Goa, Portuguese Empire