Jorge Álvares

Jorge Álvares (died July 8, 1521) is credited as the first European explorer to have reached China and Hong Kong by sea.

Personal facts

Jorge Álvares
Alias (AKA)European explorer
Birth place
Kingdom of Portugal , Freixo de Espada à Cinta Municipality
Nationality
Portuguese people
Date of deathJuly 08, 1521
Place of death
China