Albuquerque

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Related to Alfonso de Albuquerque: Ferdinand Magellan, John Cabot, Bartholomew Diaz
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the largest city in New Mexico

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(Alfonso de Albuquerque [1453-1515] founded the Portuguese empire in the East.) In 1706, the city was founded by a group of colonists granted permission by King Philip of Spain to establish a new villa on the banks of the Rio Grande River.
In 1511 Alfonso de Albuquerque (1453-1515), the Portuguese Viceroy to India, attacked Malacca with 19 ships and 1,400 soldiers and captured the city.