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Who became the first Portuguese governor in India?


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Nino de Cunha
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B
Bartholomew Diaz
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C
Vasco da Gama
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D
Francisco de Almeida
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Solution

The correct option is D Francisco de Almeida
After establishing a colony in India in 1505 CE, Francisco de Almeida was appointed as the first Portuguese governor. He came with the intention to develop the naval power of the Portuguese in India. He also introduced the 'Blue Water Policy'.

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