Henry the Navigator

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Henry the Navigator

1394-1460.
Prince of Portugal who led military campaigns in North Africa and directed voyages that spurred the growth of Portugal's colonial empire.

Henry the Navigator

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(Biography) 1394–1460, prince of Portugal, noted for his patronage of Portuguese voyages of exploration of the W coast of Africa
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We dined at the Dom Henrique (there he is again, and there's a statue nearby) at their slightly more chilled roof terrace.
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FOR a bloke who seldom left his Portuguese homeland, the Infante Dom Henrique, Duke of Viseu (1394-1460) - that's Prince Henry in English - managed to establish a reputation as one of the most visionary of armchair travellers.