LOPES, David Mello. Nesperal, Castelo Branco 17.4.1867 — Lisbon 3.2.1942. Portuguese Historian of India. “Son of José Amaro Lopes, educated at Lisbon (Curso Superior de Letras) and at É.L.O.V. in Paris. Appointed, in 1895, Professor of the French Language at the Lyceum Central, in 1901, Professor of French Language and Literature to the Curso Superior de Letras at Lisbon.”

Publications: Edited: F. Nuñez: Chronica dos Reis de Bisnagar. 89+123 p. Lisbon 1897 (with long introduction); Historia dos Portugueses in Malabar. 1898.

Sources: Buckland, Dictionary; life dates in authorandbookinfo.com.