Learn about Prince Henry the Navigator (1394-1460), who was a Portuguese royal prince, soldier, and patron of explorers.
Martin Alonzo Pinzon (1441? - 1493) was a Spanish explorer who sailed with Christopher Columbus to the New World.
John Cabot (1450-1499) was an Italian-born English explorer and navigator who explored Canada.
Pedro Alvares Cabral (1467-1520) was a Portuguese nobleman, explorer, and navigator who discovered Brazil in 1500.
Vasco da Gama (1460-1524) was a Portuguese explorer who found a route from Portugal to the East.
Ferdinand Magellan (1480-1521) was a Portuguese explorer who led the first expedition that sailed around the Earth.
Sebastian Cabot (1474?-1557?) was an explorer, map maker, and navigator of Italian descent.
Gaspar Corte Real (1450?-1501?) was a Portuguese explorer who sailed to Greenland and maybe reached Newfoundland.
Francisco Pizarro (1478-1541) was a Spanish conquistador who traveled through the Pacific coast of America along Peru.
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