Martim Afonso de Castro

Martim Afonso de Castro (died 3 June 1607 in Malacca) was a Portuguese Viceroy of India. He commanded the Portuguese Navy in the Battle of Cape Rachado and fought over the present day Malaccan exclave of Tanjung Tuan in 1606.[1][2][3]

Martim Afonso de Castro
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Martim Afonso de Castro in Ásia Portuguesa of Manuel de Faria e Sousa, 1675.
Viceroy of Portuguese India
In office
MonarchSebastian of Portugal
Preceded byAires de Saldanha
Succeeded byAleixo de Meneses
Personal details
Born1560 (1560)
Kingdom of Portugal
Died3 June 1607(1607-06-03) (aged 46–47)
Portuguese Malacca
Military service
AllegiancePortuguese Empire
Battles/warsDutch-Portuguese War


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  2. ^ The Portuguese missions in Malacca and Singapore (1511-1958)
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Further readingEdit

  • Borschberg, Peter (2016). Admiral Matelieff's Singapore and Johor, 1606-1616. Singapore: NUS Press. ISBN 9789814722186.
  • Borschberg, Peter (2015). Journal, Memorials and Letters of Cornelis Matelieff de Jonge. Singapore: NUS Press. ISBN 9789971697983.