Father António de Andrade

Father António de AndradeProfile

Missionary; he was the first European to cross the Himalayas and reach Tibet. For four years he was the chief Jesuit missionary in the Indies. He succeeded in penetrating into Tibet, and establishing a mission at Chaparangue. Recalled to Goa, he became superior of the Indies and died for the Faith.



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MLA Citation

  • “Father António de Andrade”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 November 2019. Web. 27 February 2021. <>