Bartolomeu Dias

The biography of the Portuguese discoverer Bartolomeu Dias (Bartholomew Diaz) (1450-1500). In 1488, he became the first European to sail around the southern tip of Africa. He subsequently took part in the voyages of discovery of Vasco da Gama and Pedro Cabral. Official web site : http://viartis.net/publishers/bartolomeu.dias.htm