prince Henry the explorer

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  • Mar 4, 1394

    the birth of prince Henry

    Henry the Navigator was born in Porto, Portugal, in 1394.
  • 1415

    african voyage

    after fighting in a civil war in africa, prince henry brought back tons of gold and fortune that was his first journey.Henry launched the first great European voyages of exploration. He sought new lands and sources of revenue for his kingdom and dynasty. Although he wasn't a sailor he set up one of the best exploration deals along the west coast of africa.
  • 1418

    navigation school

    prince henry built navigation schools were children learned science, map making skills, and navigation skills. He sponsored a great deal of exploration along the west coast of Africa. Under his patronage, Portuguese crews founded the country's first colonies and visited regions previously unknown to Europeans. Henry is regarded as an originator of the Age of Discovery and the Atlantic slave trade.
  • 1455

    Cape Verde

    prince henry sailed to the tip of africa, cape verde. before this europe thought africa went on forever.Prince Henry the Navigator was responsible for the early development of Portuguese exploration and maritime trade with other continents through the systematic exploration of Western Africa, the islands of the Atlantic Ocean, and the search for new routes.
  • 1455

    famous journeys

    Other than the west coast of africa journey, prince henry sailed across the atlantic ocean to island groups of azores and madeira,also he sailed to north west of africa to open up a route rio de ordo ( a nation next to algeria, morocco, mauritania) where he brought african slaves back to portugal
  • 1460

    pince henry death

    prince henry dies in 1460