Tomé Barbosa de Figueiredo Almeida Cardoso

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Tomé Barbosa de Figueiredo Almeida Cardoso, was an official in the Secretaria de Estado dos Negócios Estrangeiros, and a famous polyglot and etimologist from Portugal; he could speak Greek, Latin, French, Italian, Spanish, Danish, Swedish, German, Turkish, Arabic, and Russian. [1]

He died in Lisbon in 1820 or 1822. [2]

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  1. Armando Cortesão (1969). History of Portuguese cartography. Junta de Investigações do Ultramar. p. 35. Retrieved 31 July 2013.
  2. Innocencio Francisco da Silva; Brito Aranha; Jose Joaquim Gomez de Brito; Alvaro Neves; Ernesto Soares (1862). Diccionario bibliographico portuguez (in Portuguese). Na Imprensa Nacional. pp. 358–. Retrieved 31 July 2013. Oflicial da Secretaria d'Estado dos Negócios Estrangeiros, etc. ... e nascimento, bem como a data prerisa do óbito, que se não me engano occorreu entre os annos de 1820 c 1822.