CACELLA, Estevão

CACELLA, Estevão. Aviz/Evora 1585 — Shigatse 6.3.1630. S.J. Portuguese Missionary in India and Ladakh. Joined the S.J. in 1604, left for India in 1614. Served first in Malabar mission in Cochin, in 1626 he was sent together with —> J. Cabral to Shigatse (arrived in 1627), where he remained until his death.

Publications:Father Estevao Cacella’s report on Bhutan in 1627”, translated by Luiza Maria Baillie, JBS 1999, 1-35 (link in Wikipedia).

Sources: Koch, Jesuiten-Lexikon; Wikipedia.


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