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This profile was last updated on 6/12/13  and contains information from public web pages.

Pedro Fernandes de Queirós

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Spanish Empire
 
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Employment History

  • Portuguese Sailor
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Pedro Fernandes de Queirós, ...
www.globalreefexpedition.org, 12 June 2013 [cached]
Pedro Fernandes de Queirós, working for Spanish Empire, made the first recorded European landing in the islands when he set foot on Rakahanga in 1606, calling it Gente Hermosa (Beautiful People).
Nico's Log - cooking the world
www.chefnicoiscookingtheworld.com, 24 Nov 2013 [cached]
 Ducie and Henderson Islands are believed to have been discovered by Europeans on 26 January 1606 by Portuguese sailor Pedro Fernandes de Queirós, sailing for the Spanish crown, who named them La Encarnación ("Incarnation") and San Juan Bautista ("Saint John the Baptis
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However, some sources express doubt about exactly which of the islands were visited and named by Queirós, suggesting that Queirós' La Encarnación may actually have been Henderson Island, and San Juan Bautista may have been Pitcairn Island.
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Pitcairn Island itself was discovered on July 3, 1767 by the crew of the British sloop HMS Swallow, commanded by Captain Philip Carteret (though according to some it had perhaps been visited by Queirós in 1606).
* Portuguese sailor Pedro Fernandes ...
www.globalreefexpedition.com, 20 Dec 2012 [cached]
* Portuguese sailor Pedro Fernandes de Queirós in 1606;
Polynesians have lived on Pitcairn ...
www.my-world-travelguides.com, 13 Dec 2011 [cached]
Polynesians have lived on Pitcairn Islands for centuries when it was first sighted on 26 January 1606 by Portuguese sailor Pedro Fernandes de Queirós, who was sailing under the Spanish flag.
Ducie and Henderson Islands are believed ...
www.travelindex.com, 25 Jan 2011 [cached]
Ducie and Henderson Islands are believed to have been discovered by Europeans on 26 January 1606 by Portuguese sailor Pedro Fernandes de Queirós, sailing for the Spanish crown, who named them La Encarnación ("Incarnation") and San Juan Bautista ("Saint John the Baptist"), respectively. However, some sources express doubt about exactly which of the islands were visited and named by Queirós, suggesting that Queirós' La Encarnación may actually have been Henderson Island, and San Juan Bautista may have been Pitcairn Island.
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