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Henry the Navigator
Birth: Oct., 1394
Death: Nov. 13, 1460

Portugese Royalty. The son of John I, King of Portugal, he erected an observatory and school of scientific navigation in Sagreews. He sponsored many exploratory expeditions along the W African coast, and the way was prepared for the discovery of the sea route to India. (bio by: Erik Lander) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John De Avis (1357 - 1433)
   Philippa of Lancaster (1360 - 1415)
 
 Siblings:
   Duarte I (1391 - 1438)*
   Henry the Navigator (1394 - 1460)
  Isabella De Avis (1397 - 1471)*
  Beatrix de Pinto Fettiplace (1403 - 1447)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mosteiro de Santa Maria da Vitoria
Batalha
Leiria, Portugal
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Erik Lander
Record added: Jul 20, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9131341
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