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Henry the Navigator (Dom Henrique o Navegador)

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Born: 1394 AD
Died: 1460 AD, at 66 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Prince

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1394 – He was born on the 4th day of March this year.

 

1434 – After twelve years of failures, one of his seamen, Gil Eannes, bolder than the rest, and inspired by his master's zeal and generosity, doubled the terrible Cape.

 

1437 – He was responsible for a disastrous attack on Tangier in this year, which caused the captivity and death of his brother Fernando (Blessed Ferdinand), "the Constant Prince."

 

1458 – He took part in the capture of Alcacer.

 

1460 – He died on the 13th day of November this year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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