Vicente Nicolau De Mesquita

Vicente Nicolau de Mesquita (São Lourenço, Portuguese Macau July 9, 1818 - São Lourenço, Portuguese Macau, March 20, 1880) was an officer of the Portuguese Army in Macau. He is widely remembered for his role at the Portuguese attack of Baishaling, Guangdong in 1849. He was the oldest of the five children of noted Macanese lawyer, Frederico Albino de Mesquita and Clara Esmeralda Carneiro - both Macau natives. He married twice; first to Balbina Maria da Silveira; second to his sister-in-law Carolina Maria Josefa da Silveira.

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