This category lists pages and sites about the prince of Portugal Henry the Navigator (1394-1460) who helped his nation establish trade with West Africa. All submissions should be suitable for children to use for school projects and personal enrichment.
Africans in America: Prince Henry the Navigator
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Excerpt from a PBS series examines Henry's role in opening routes for the trade of slaves.
Mappa.Mundi Magazine: Prince Henry, The Navigator
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Article provides an overview of Henry's life and its impact.
MrNussbaum.com: Prince Henry
[ Kids/Teens ] Brief biography, photo, and route map.
Prince Henry the Navigator
Tells how he never left Portugal, but helped unlock the secrets of Africa by encouraging exploration of the continent.
Prince Henry the Navigator and the Institute at Sagres
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] A short history of Henry's life from About.com. Emphasizes the role he played in moving Portuguese exploration forward.
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