Bartolomeu Dias

an early explorer.

Birth

Sunday, April 28th 1450 at 12am

Portugal

Introduction

Bartolomeu Dias He was the first one to go around the cape of good hope.
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Early life

He was at the court of joao II, king of Portugal.

Reason for Exploration

He was sent to find a way to the Indian Ocean.
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Discoveries

In 1487 he discovered the of good hope and came back with a good amount of gold and silver.

Legacy

He died at sea during a storm in 1500. He will be remembered as the one who went around the coast of Africa.