Cobo, Bernabe De
Cobo, Bernabe de a Spanish Jesuit, was born at Lopera, in the province of Jaen, in 1582. He was missionary to Mexico and Peru for fifty years, and, on all his journeys, studied with ardor natural history, and particularly botany. He died at Lima, September 9, 1657, leaving works in MS., which were brought to Spain and placed in the library of Seville; they consist of ten volumes, including a history of the Indians. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Genegrale, s.v.