Henry the Navigator: 550 year later

More than 32 years before Columbus had reached the Americas, the Portuguese Prince Henry had already organized the European adventure.
After a lifetime dedicated to the organization and management of Portuguese navigations, Henry dies at age 66 in 1460.
At that time, Portuguese ships had already exploited up to Sierra Leone.

The place where the pince Henry was born (Porto, Portugal):

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