Prince Henry the Navigator

Prince Henry the Navigator put up the money for many important Portuguese voyages. Henry himself never sailed, but his maps and charts and money came in very handy when Portugal wanted to explore the world.

Henry the Navigator
This biography of Prince Henry was written by students just like you! Check out the cool map!

Henry the Navigator
This site has more detail about Henry and the voyages he made possible.

Africans in America: Prince Henry the Navigator
Henry helped further the slave trade in America. This site tells you how.

Portuguese Explorers
Find out more about the many explorers who sailed from Portugal

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