Prince Henry the Navigator

Prince Henry the Navigator

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  • I'm Infante D. Henrique better known as Prince Henry the Navigator
  • I basically started the age of exploration. No need to thank me
  • My age of exploration lasted for a good 200 odd years and spread far beyond my home country Portugal, making me a world wild influence
  • I may not have sailed myself, but I heavily sponsored exploration down Africa's west coast during the 15th centruy
  • I was fascinated by the lands of Africa and wanted to create new trade routes for spices and other riches
  • At this point the furthest anyone had sailed was to Cape Bojador but in 1434 captain Gil Eanes on one of my sponsored ships passed this point
  • I then went on to sponsor another 40 ships between 1444 and 1446 to sail down the west coast of Africa
  • In 1418 I established the first ever school of navigation. I encouraged scientists, map makers and navigators to attend
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