*Don Pedro de Mendez is the Portuguese captain who finds Gulliver on his island
*he encourages him to return to England.
*He is truly a lovely guy.
*He prevents Gulliver from killing himself .
*Don Pedro also convinces Gulliver that it would be dishonorable for him not to return to his wife and children.
*He is also the first Yahoo whom Gulliver speaks to after leaving Houyhnhnm Land.
* Maybe Don Pedro is Swift's way of distancing the reader from Gulliver, even though he is our first person narrator.