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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1394: Prince Henry the Navigator, who sponsored Portugal's voyages of discovery, was born in Oporto.
1460: Prince Henry Of Portugal - Henry The Navigator - died aged 66.
1460: Prince Henry of Portugal - nicknamed Henry The Navigator due to his enthusiasm for exploration - died aged 66.
In the 15th century, Prince Henry the navigator ordered his explorers to bring back to Portugal any exotic fruits, nuts, and plants from new lands.
The statues are of iconic explorers and botanists such as Christopher Columbus, Charles Darwin and Henry the Navigator.
FACTFILE 1 PADRAO DOS DESCOBRIMENTOS, Praca da Boa Esperanca, Avenida de Brasilia ERECTED in honour of Portugal's Prince Henry the Navigator in 1960, this dramatic monument has become synonymous with the city and is one of the most photographed sights Lisbon has to offer.
Rated 95, the daughter of Henry the navigator should be capable of landing the Irish Stallion Farms Fillies race.
What was the nationality of Prince Henry the Navigator, who was a patron of many 15th century voyages of exploration?
Here Casale argues that although Dom Henrique of Portugal, or Henry the Navigator, has been thought of as "laying the foundation of future European maritime expansion," Selim I has become better known as "the infamous Selim the Grim, .
In the 14th Century, Prince Henry the Navigator lived and died on the tip of the cape, where a lighthouse - one of the most powerful in Europe - now stands.
It was here Prince Henry the Navigator built a fortress and a shipyard, much of it destroyed first in an English attack in 1587 and by an earthquake in 1755.
In 2006, Portuguese President Jorge Sampaio awarded her the Order of Henry the Navigator.