11 beaches where history was made
Patara Beach, Turkey Stretching for 11 sandy miles ... southwesterly point in Europe and was instrumental during the Age of Exploration. Here, Prince Henry the Navigator established the world's first navigation school that would serve as the launching ...
How Portugal became the first global sea power
In Lisbon, Portugal's capital, there's a monument to them: da Gama, Dias, Cabral, Magellan, Prince Henry the Navigator. All those names you ... expeditions intended to push the boundaries of the known world -- for profit, and to spread Christianity.
The 411 On The Year 1415 – The Last Time A Pope Resigned (LIST)
That was the last time a sitting pope resigned ... the Battle of Ceuta: Henry V wasn’t the only G. How about Prince Henry of Portugal, who took part in the Battle of Ceuta. The Battle of Ceuta was when Henry (aka Henry the Navigator…which sounds ...
In memory of Henry the Navigator
This monument was erected in honour of Prince Henry the Navigator as a memorial to mark 500 years since ... This was the beginning of what was known as the â age of discoveryâ and thanks, to the influence of Prince Henry, the Portuguese Treasury ...
Nov. 13, 1460: Death Stills Henry the Navigator
1460: Infante Henrique (Prince Henry), known to history as Henry the Navigator, dies at 66 in Sagres, Portugal. While not a seafaring man himself, Henry’s zealous advocacy and generous patronage of science, cartography and oceanic navigation effectively ...