The statue of Henry the Navigator in Tomar

The statue of Henry the Navigator (Infante D. Henrique) in Tomar is at the entrance of the Seven Hills National Forest. This man is regarded as the patron of the Portuguese maritime discoveries and exploration throughout the world in the 15th and 16th centuries, and it was exactly in the City of Tomar that he planned the greatest historical era of Portugal. It was in Tomar that Henry the Navigator envisioned and projected the Portuguese empire of a few centuries ago. He was born in 1394 and was the son of the King D. João I (John I) of Portugal and Philippa of Lancaster, who was the sister of the King Henry IV of England.

Statue of Henry the Navigator in the City of Tomar in Portugal

Henry the Navigator (Infante D. Henrique) was the third son of the King D. João I ( John I) of Portugal and Philippa of Lancaster, sister of the King Henry IV of England

 

Satue of Henry the Navigator near the Seven Hills Forest in the City of Tomar

Prince Henry the Navigator, planned the Portuguese discoveries of past centuries in the City of Tomar, and was responsible for the formation of the Portuguese empire throughout the world

 

Statue of Henry the Navigator in Tomar the man who projected the Portuguese maritime expansion

Henry the Navigator was born in 1394 in the City of Porto, north of Portugal and was appointed the governor of the Order of Christ, which had succeed the Order of the Knights Templar whose headquarters were in Tomar

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