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Bartolomeu Dias

Person  Male  Born 1451  Died 24/5/1500

Categories: Exploring

Countries: Africa, Portugal

Portuguese nobleman who sailed around the Cape of Good Hope, the southern tip of Africa, in 1488, the first European known to do so since ancient times.

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Dias statue

Dias rests his right hand on a cross which tops what appears to be a lighthou...

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