Who is Zacoccia?
Zacoccia was a king of Mozambique who, according to the Lusiad, welcomed Vasco da Gama believing him to be a Muslim. Upon discovering that Vasco da Gama was a Christian he conceived to have him killed. When the agent he employed failed, he committed suicide.
We need you!
Help us build the largest biographies collection on the web!
on July 23, 2013