1511

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That’s the date when the Por­tuguese be­came the first Euro­peans to sight New Guinea, how­ever they did not land un­til 1527 when Don Jorge de Me­ne­ses came upon the western tip of New Guinea and named it il­has dos Pa­puas. Source: new­worlden­cy­clo­pe­dia.org.

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