The name of my explorer is Bartholomeu Dias. His biggest accomplishment is that he was the first European to sail around the southernmost tip of Africa.
Bartholomeu Dias was born in 1450 in Algarve, Kingdom of Portugal. He was married and had two kids.
Reasons for exploration
Bartholomeu Dias explored for King John II. He was searching for new spices.
He explored near the Cape Of Good Hope in 1487-1488. The transportation he used was a boat. He found spices when he was there.
He died in May 29 1500 near the Cape Of Good Hope. He changed the world by being the first European to sail around the southernmost tip of Africa.