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Prince Henry the Navigator was a central figure in the early days of the Portuguese Empire and in the 15th-century European maritime discoveries and maritime expansion. Through his administrative direction, he is regarded as the main initiator of what would be known as the Age Continue Reading

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The Tower of Saint Vincent served as a point of embarkation and disembarkation for Portuguese explorers and as a ceremonial gateway to Lisbon. The Tower is a 16th-century fortification and was built during the height of the Portuguese Renaissance, and is a prominent example of Continue Reading

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