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Last NameDourado    
Given NameFernão Vaz    
alt. NamesF. V. D. ;    
Marriage    
Children    
Year born1520 in Goa, Portugese India    
Year died1580    
Place of death    
Father's occupation    
Relatives    
Education    
Country of ActivityPortugal    
Worked forsix atlases from the period 1568-1580,among them: Atlas universel de Fernão Vaz Dourado (1571, ed. Chandeigne, 2013) ;    
Patronage1568 - 20 manuscript sheets on parchment, dedicated to D. Luís de Ataíde ;    
Collaborators    
Techniquesgeographical and topographical copper engraving ; cartographic map-making    
Sample(s)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fern%C3%A3o_Vaz_Dourado    
Archival sourcesAtlas univ.: Arquivo Nacioal de Torre de Tombo (Lisbon) ; 20 mss. sheets, Biblioteca Nacional, Madrid ; Huntington Library, San Marino, USA ;    
Published sourcesJoão Ramalho Fialho: Navegações Portuguesas: Fernão Vaz Dourado (2007) ; Cortesão A. and Teixeira da Mota: Portugaliae Monumenta Cartographica (Lisbon 1987) ; Luis de Albuquerque: Astronomical Navigation (Lisbon 1988: 31) ;    
otherSee also http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fern%C3%A3o_Vaz_Dourado.    
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