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 Who was the first Portuguese Governor in India?


A
Albuquerque
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B
 Duarte de Menezes
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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 C Francisco de Almeida
Francisco de Almeida was the first Viceroy of the Portuguese possessions in India. During his period, the Portuguese defeated the Arab traders. His policy was to increase the Portuguese naval power so that they would become the masters of the Indian Ocean. 

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