Dias's voyages were funded by the Late Prince Henry The Navigator. He discovered the Cape of storms and renamed it to the Cape of Good Hope which was originally the southern tip of Africa. He was the first one ever to explore this that's why it is important.
He paid for his own voyages because he wanted to discover an trade all of these things that nobody would help him. He discovered India. He was the first person to discover India.
King Manuel ( Portugal) paid for Cabral's voyage. He discovered Brazil for the first time. It was important because he tried to discover something else but he discovered something different (Brazil).
Queen Isabella and Charles 1 had paid for Christopher Columbus's voyage. He was the first person to ever explore the Americas for the first time. He explored the Americas.
Italy helped Vespucci on his voyages. He discovered America. His exploration was important because we are still trying to find out who discovered america first .
Europe had paid for Magellan's voyage because Queen Isabella and Charles 1 had funded it and it came out of Europe. He discovered the strait of Magellan.