Antonio Raposo Tavares

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PORTUGUESE

António Raposo Tavares o Velho was a Portuguese colonial bandeirante who explored mainland eastern South America and claimed it for Portugal, extending the territory of the colony beyond the limits imposed by the treaty of Tordesillas. Raposo Tavares was partly of Jewish origin according to the Jewish historian Anita Novinsky.

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