Bartolomeu Dias came from a noble Portuguese family and his father attended the Portuguese court. It is believed that Dias came from a family of seamen and explorers including Joao Dias who sailed around Cape Bojador in 1434 and Diniz Dias who discovered the Cape Verde Islands.
Bartolomeu Dias or Bartholomew Diaz was a Portuguese explorer who sailed around the southernmost tip of Africa in 1488, the first European to have done so.
Roberto Dias died in 2007.
Pereira Dias died in 1988.
Gaspar Dias died in 1671.
Henrique Dias died in 1662.
Carlos Dias died in 1995.
Bartholomeu Dias died when his ship was attacked and sunk.
Marcus Vinícius Dias died in 1992.
Djalma Dias died on 1990-05-01.
José Dias Ferreira died in 1909.
Teófilo Dias died on 1889-03-29.
Gonçalves Dias died on 1864-11-03.
Miguel Caetano Dias died in 1936.
Antonio Dias Cardoso died in 2006.
José Dias Coelho died in 1961.
Diogo Dias Melgás died in 1700.
Felix Dias Bandaranaike died on 1985-06-26.
Paulo Dias de Novais died in 1589.
Mário Simões Dias died on 1974-07-08.
Francisco Coelho Maduro Dias died in 1986.
Juliana Dias da Costa died in 1733.
Solomon Dias Bandaranaike died on 1946-07-31.
Alberto Romão Dias died on 2007-07-15.
Arthur V. Dias died on 1960-07-31.