Antonio D Andrada, a Portuguese missionary, born about 1580, died in Goa, Aug. 20, 1633. He entered the society of Jesus at Coimbra in 1596, joined the East Indian mission, arrived at Goa in 1600, and was appointed superior of one of the houses of the society. Hearing that vestiges of Christianity existed in Thibet, ho set out, disguised as a Mongolian, to visit that country in 1601, and reached Caparanga, the military capital, where it is said he built a church in honor of the Virgin. He made a second journey to Thibet in 1625-'6, and was again most favorably received. Returning to the Portuguese settlement, he was appointed provincial of Goa and deputy of the inquisition. His Novo descobrimento do Grao Catayo, ou dos Reynos de Tibet (Lisbon, 1626), was translated into Italian, and from that language into French (new ed., 1795).