Pedro


Pedro

Pedro or the archaic Pêro is the Spanish and Portuguese version of the name "Peter", derived from the word "Petros" (Greek for rock, from "πέτρα" or "Petra", a translation of the Aramaic "Kephas" or "Cephas"), through the Latin "Petrus".

Pedro may refer to a number of different persons or things:

Monarchs

Kings of Portugal

*Pedro I of Portugal
*Pedro II of Portugal
*Pedro III of Portugal
*Pedro IV of Portugal (Pedro I of Brazil)
*Pedro V of Portugal


=Emperors of Brazil=

*Pedro I of Brazil (IV of Portugal)
*Pedro II of Brazil

Kings of Castile

*Pedro of Castile

Kings of Aragon

*Pedro I of Aragon and Navarre
*Pedro II of Aragon
*Pedro III of Aragon
*Pedro IV of Aragon
*Pedro V of Aragon (IV of Barcelona)
*Petronila of Aragon Queen of Aragon

Other People

Pedro

*Pedro Álvares Cabral the Portuguese navigator who discovered Brazil
*Pedro of Portugal, Count of Urgell
*Pedro de Alvarado the Spanish Conquistador
*Pedro, Duke of Cantabria, father of king Alfonso I of Asturias
*Pedro, Duke of Coimbra, son of king John I of Portugal and queen Philippa of Lancaster

Pêro

*Pêro da Covilhã, Portuguese diplomat and explorer
*Pêro de Alenquer, Portuguese explorer of the African coast
*Pêro de Barcelos, Portuguese explorer of North America
*Pêro de Sintra, Portuguese explorer of the African coast

People with the given name "Pedro"

*Pedro (given name)

Places

*Pedro, Ohio, in the United States
*San Pedro de Macoris, in the Dominican Republic
*San Pedro, Colombia, in Colombia
*San Pedro Town, in Belize
*San Pedro, Buenos Aires, in Argentina
*San Pedro Partido, an administrative subdivision in Argentina
*San Pedro Department, Jujuy in Argentina
*San Pedro Department, Misiones in Argentina
*San Pedro de Atacama in Chile
*San Pedro, Alajuela in Costa Rica
*San Pedro, Costa Rica, San Juan Province, in Costa Rica
*San Pédro in Côte d'Ivoire
*San Pedro Sula in Honduras
*San Pedro, Baja California Sur, in Mexico
*San Pedro, Coahuila in Mexico
*San Pedro Garza García, Nuevo León, in Mexico
*San Pedro de Lóvago in Nicaragua
*San Pedro Department, Paraguay
*San Pedro, Paraguay
*San Pedro de Lloc in Peru
*San Pedro, Laguna in the Philippines
*San Pedro, Bagabag in the Philippines
*Peñas de San Pedro in Spain
*San Pedro, Albacete in Spain
*San Pedro, Viveiro in Spain
*San Pedro del Pinatar, Spain
*San Pedro Bay (California) in the United States
*San Pedro, Los Angeles, California in the United States
*San Pedro, New Mexico in the United States
*São Pedro, Rio Grande do Norte in Brazil
*São Pedro, São Paulo in Brazil
*São Pedro (Alandroa) in Portugal
*São Pedro (Angra do Heroísmo) in Portugal
*São Pedro (Celorico da Beira) in Portugal
*São Pedro (Covilhã) in Portugal
*São Pedro (Faro) in Portugal
*São Pedro (Figueira da Foz) in Portugal
*São Pedro (Funchal) in Portugal
*São Pedro (Gouveia) in Portugal
*São Pedro (Manteigas) in Portugal
*São Pedro (Óbidos) in Portugal
*São Pedro (Peniche) in Portugal
*São Pedro (Ponta Delgada) in Portugal
*São Pedro (Porto de Mós) in Portugal
*São Pedro (Torres Novas) in Portugal
*São Pedro (Trancoso) in Portugal
*São Pedro (Vila do Porto) in Portugal
*São Pedro (Vila Franca do Campo) in Portugal
*São Pedro (Vila Real) in Portugal
*São Pedro de Este in Portugal
*São Pedro de Sarracenos in Portugal
*São Pedro de Balsemão in Portugal
*Volcán San Pedro, in Guatemala

Fictional characters

*Pedro, a character with the ability to heal from The Power of Five series written by Anthony Horowitz
*Pedro, a character from Excel Saga
*Pedro, another name of Panama Joe, character from "Montezuma's Revenge" (video game)
*Don Pedro, a character from "Much Ado About Nothing", a comedy by William Shakespeare
*Pedro the Mail Burro, mascot of the Boy Scouting magazine Boys' Life
*Pedro, a main character from the film Napoleon Dynamite
*Lord Pedro (SM), First Man to attempt to build a Death Star, in Function Comics
*Pedro, the last mariachi of a distant future who travels through time with younger versions of himself to sing at birthdays, in Sam & Max Season Two

Other

*Pedro (game), a card game
*Pedro (C64), a computer game released for the Commodore 64
*Pedro and Frankensheep, an animated BBC television series

References

ee also

*"Pedro Páramo", a novel by Juan Rulfo
*Pedro Ximénez, a white grape grown in certain regions of Spain
*Point Pedro, the northernmost town of the island of Sri Lanka
*"El retablo de Maese Pedro", a puppet-opera by Manuel de Falla
*San Pedro cactus, native to South America
*Pedro the Lion, an Emo band
*Pedro Mountains Mummy, a mummy thought to be the remains of an anencephalic infant


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  • Pedro — n. p. m. Nombre propio de hombre, muy corriente, usado como «nombre progenérico», como se ve en alguna de las expresiones que siguen, lo mismo que las formas «Pero, Perico» y «Pericón». ⇒ Petra. Pedro Botero. Pero Botero. P. Jiménez. Pedrojiménez …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Pedro — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Pedro San Pedro Apóstol Origen Latín Género Masculino Santoral 29 de junio 28 de abril …   Wikipedia Español

  • Pedro — ist ein männlicher Vorname ursprünglich griechischer Herkunft, die spanische und portugiesische[1] Form von Peter. Weiteres zu Herkunft und Bedeutung des Namens siehe hier. Pedro kommt auch als Familienname vor. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Bekannte… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pedro II — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Hay varias personas llamadas Pedro II: Como monarcas ostentaron este nombre: Pedro II de Aragón, el Católico, rey de Aragón y conde de Barcelona (1196 1213) Pedro II de Barcelona, el Grande, III de Aragón (1240 1285) …   Wikipedia Español

  • Pedro I — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Pedro I puede referirse a las siguientes personas: Contenido 1 Religión 2 Reyes en España 3 Reyes de Brasil 4 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Pedro I — ● Pedro I de Aragón ● Pedro I de Brasil ● Pedro I de Castilla y León ● Pedro I de Portugal ● Pedro I de Rusia ● Pedro I de Valencia ● Pedro I de Foix ● Pedro I de Melguelh * * * I (11 jul. 1844, Belgrado, Serbia–16 ago. 1921, Topcider, cerca de… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Pedro IV — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Con el nombre de Pedro IV se conoce a: Pedro IV de Aragón, II de Valencia y III de Barcelona. Conocido como el Ceremonioso. (1319 1387) Pedro IV de Portugal y I de Brasil. Conocido como el Rey Soldado. (1798 1834)… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Pedro II — ● Pedro II de Aragón (Pedro el Católico) ● Pedro II de Brasil ● Pedro II de Portugal ● Pedro II de Rusia * * * I (6 sep. 1923, Belgrado, Reino de los serbios, croatas y eslovenos–3 nov. 1970, Los Ángeles, Cal., EE.UU.). Último rey de Yugoslavia.… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • pedro — 1. m. 1. germ. Vestido afelpado que usaban los ladrones. 2. germ. Capote o tudesco. 3. germ. Cerrojo de puertas o ventanas. Pedro Jiménez. m. pedrojiménez. como Pedro por su casa. loc. adv. coloq. Con entera libertad o llaneza, sin miramiento… …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Pedro J. — Pedro J. Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Con Pedro J. puede referirse tanto a: Pedro J. Ramírez, periodista español y director del diario El Mundo. Pedro J. Klaic , escritor ecuatoriano. Obtenido de Pedro J. Categoría: Wikipedia:Desambiguación …   Wikipedia Español