|Added by||Bart Perdieus|
|In personal collections||9|
|General Description||Luís Fróis (1532 – July 8, 1597) was a Portuguese missionary.
He was born in Lisbon and in 1548 joined the Society of Jesus (Jesuits). In 1563, he came to Japan to engage in missionary work, and in the following year arrived in Kyoto, meeting Ashikaga Yoshiteru who was then Shogun. In 1569, he befriended Oda Nobunaga and stayed in his personal residence in Gifu while writing books for a short while.
His writings include the History of Japan.
|Mint||Portugal - Lisbon|
|Designer||Isabel C. - F. Branco|
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