Portuguese American
Portuguese Americans (Portuguese: português-americanos), also known as Luso-Americans (Portuguese: luso-americanos) in English as well, are Americans whose ancestry originates in the southwest...
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Paulina James
Paulina James (born October 29, 1986) is an American pornographic actress of Portuguese ancestry. She is an exclusive contract performer and director with SexZ Pictures.
James was born and raised...
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Prince Michael of Yugoslavia (b. 1958)
Prince Michael Nicolas Paul George Maria of Yugoslavia, also known as Michel de Yougoslavie, (born 18 June 1958 in Boulogne-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, Île-de-France, France) is an investment executive...
Dez Fafara
Bradley James 'Dez' Fafara (born May 12, 1966) is an American metal vocalist who performs in the bands DevilDriver and Coal Chamber.
Dez is of Portuguese and Sicilian descent. His father, Tiger F...
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Ben Nighthorse Campbell
Ben Nighthorse Campbell (born April 13, 1933) is an American politician. He was a U.S. Senator from Colorado from 1993 until 2005. Campbell was a three-term U.S. Representative from 1987 to 1993, when...
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Wendy Moniz
Wendy Moniz Grillo (born January 19, 1969) is an American television actress, best known for her roles as Dinah Adele Chamberlain Marler in the CBS soap opera Guiding Light, as Rachel McCabe in Nash B...
Tony Furtado
Tony Furtado (born October 18, 1967) is an American banjo player, slide guitar player and singer/songwriterof Portuguese and Italian heritage who was born in Oakland, California. He currently resides ...
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Congregation Mikveh Israel (Philadelphia)
Congregation Mikveh Israel, Mikveh Israel synagogue, officially called Kahal Kadosh Mikveh Israel (Hebrew: קהל קדוש מקוה ישראל‎, which translates as "Holy Community of the Hope of Israel", ...
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Little Italy (Bridgeport)
73°12′W / 41.19°N 73.20°W / 41.19; -73.20Little Italy, also commonly referred to as the Central End, is a neighborhood located in the center of inner-city Bridgeport, Connecti...
Louise Fazenda
Louise Fazenda (June 17, 1895 – April 17, 1962) was an American film actress, appearing chiefly in silent comedy films.
Of Portuguese ancestry, she was born in Lafayette, Indiana. Her father, Jose...
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Chad Mendes
Chad Edward Mendes (born May 1, 1985) is an American mixed martial artist who competes as a featherweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. As of January 17, 2014, he is #1 in official UFC feathe...
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Charles Reis Felix
Charles Reis Felix (born April 29, 1923, New Bedford, Massachusetts) is one of America's prominent writers of Luso-American literature.
Charles Reis Felix was born in New Bedford, Massachusetts, o...
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History of the Jews in Charleston, South Carolina
The history of Jews in Charleston, South Carolina, was related to the charter of the Carolina Colony, drawn up by John Locke in 1669, which granted liberty of conscience to all settlers, and expressly...
List of Portuguese Americans
This is a list of notable Portuguese Americans, including both original immigrants who obtained American citizenship and their American descendants.To be included in this list, the person must have a...
Leroy A. Mendonca
Leroy A. Mendonca was a soldier in the United States Army during the Korean War. He posthumously received the Medal of Honor for his actions on July 4, 1951.
Leroy was born in Honolulu, Territory ...
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Joaquim Dos Santos
Joaquim Dos Santos is an American television director of animated cartoons, best known for his directing work on Justice League Unlimited, Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra. He was a ...
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Portuguese American neighborhoods
In the late 19th century, many Portuguese, mainly from the islands of Azores and Madeira, migrated to the United States and established communities in cities such as Providence, Rhode Island, New Bedf...
Glenn Medeiros
Glenn Alan Medeiros (born June 24, 1970) is an American singer and songwriter of Portuguese descent who achieved chart success in the late 1980s and early 1990s.After his musical career he taught and ...
Nuno Bettencourt
Nuno Duarte Gil Mendes Bettencourt (born September 20, 1966) is a Portuguese American guitarist, singer-songwriter, and record producer. He is best known for his role as the lead guitarist of the Bost...
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Francis Lewis Cardozo
Francis Lewis Cardozo (February 1, 1836 – July 22, 1903) was a clergyman, politician, and educator. He was the first African American to hold a statewide office in the United States. He was born in Ch...
Joseph Barboza
Joseph "The Animal" Barboza (pronounced BAR-bow-sa) (June 20, 1932 – February 11, 1976) was a Portuguese-American mafioso and one of the most feared mob hitmen during the 1960s. He is reputed to have ...
Mary Astor
Mary Astor (born Lucile Vasconcellos Langhanke; May 3, 1906 – September 25, 1987) was an American actress. Best remembered for her role as Brigid O'Shaughnessy in The Maltese Falcon (1941), Astor bega...
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Vanessa Marcil
Vanessa Marcil (/mɑrˈsɛl/ mar-SEL; born Sally Vanessa Ortiz; October 15, 1968) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Brenda Barrett on General Hospital, Gina Kincaid on Beverly H...