Henry The Navigator

Henry The Navigator

Name Henry The Navigator
Profession Explorer
Date of Birth 1394-03-04
Place of Birth Porto,
Portugal
Age 66 yrs
Death Date 1460-11-13
Birth Sign Pisces

About Henry The Navigator

Portuguese explorer who was credited with beginning the Age of Exploration.

Early Life of Henry The Navigator

He developed a new type of ship, the caravel, to further his interests in exploration.

Trivia

He explored more than half of the globe by sea during his lifetime.

Family Life

He was the son of the King of Portugal. His wife was Phillippa of Lancaster, the sister of King Henry IV of England.

Associated With

Christopher Columbus and Navigator are two of the most famous maritime explorers in history.

Tags: explorer, Famous, henry, navigator
Henry The Navigator

Henry The Navigator

Name Henry The Navigator
Profession Explorer
Date of Birth 1394-03-04
Place of Birth Porto,
Portugal
Age 66 yrs
Death Date 1460-11-13
Birth Sign Pisces

About Henry The Navigator

Portuguese explorer who was credited with beginning the Age of Exploration.

Early Life Experience of Henry The Navigator

He developed a new type of ship, the caravel, to further his interests in exploration.

Trivia Info

He explored more than half of the globe by sea during his lifetime.

Family Life and Relationship

He was the son of the King of Portugal. His wife was Phillippa of Lancaster, the sister of King Henry IV of England.

Close Associates

Christopher Columbus and Navigator are two of the most famous maritime explorers in history.

Tags: Famous, henry, navigator, Personality