had 2 *Prince Henry was the
older Governor of Ceuta!
Prince brothers * He went to Cape Saint
Henry and was Vincent to prepare for
was born the 3rd son
on March to King
14th 1394 Henry the *Prince Henry taught at and
in Porto 1st and founded a school for oceanic
Portugal Queen navigational and
England. Phillipia. astronomical observatory at
Sagres Portugal in 1418
*His goal was to send
at birth was
explorers past Cape Bojador
he had a He met his goal!
special *He sponsored over 50
destiny to voyages in his
Prince Henry ROCKS!!!!!!!!!!
Poor Prince Henry
died on November 13th West
1460. He lived to be Africa’s
66 yrs old! During his coast
lifetime he brought during
over 2,000 miles of It’s the
unknowness to maps Prince 1400’s
around the world. Henry!
Some of Prince Henry’s journeys that he sponsored were…
Africa’s west coast-Madeira Islands-Joao
Goncalves-1420, rounded Cape Bojador-Eannes-
1434, Cape Blanc-Nuno Tristao-1444, Cap Vert -
1455, Gambia River-Cadamosto-1456, Cape Palmas-
Gomes-1459 through 1460
Prince Henry sponsored 14
trips over a 12 year course Nobody
Wow that’s a lot of trips to had ever
take in 12 years sailed past
People still consider Prince
Prince Henry an Henry
explorer even though he town.
didn’t actually go on any
of the voyages himself!
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