OLIVEIRA, João de

OLIVEIRA, João de. Daman 1595 — after 1641. S.J. Portuguese (or Indian?) Priest and Missionary in Ladakh and India. Joined Jesuits when 17 and from 1626 in Mughal Mission. Until 1831 stayed in Tsaparang, then went with Azevedo to Leh and returned to Agra.

Publications: A few letters.

Sources: Brief note (nr. 553) in Sweet’s translation of Desideri’s Mission to Tibet.

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