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date: 01 March 2021

Mendes, Fernando Moseslocked

(1647–1724)
  • Norma Perry

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Mendes, Fernando Moses (1647–1724), physician and entrepreneur, was born at Trancoso, Beira Alta, Portugal, into a wealthy family of New Christian merchants and officials. He was one of the ten children of António Jacob Mendes da Costa (d. 1716), a merchant, and ...

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