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Bartolomeu Dias, a nobleman of the Portuguese royal household, was a Portuguese explorer. He sailed around the southernmost tip of Africa in 1488, the first European known to have done so. Wikipedia


Bio.com page
http://www.biography.com/people/bartolomeu-dias-9273850
History.com pagehttp://www.history.com/topics/bartolomeu-dias

South Africa History Online
http://www.sahistory.org.za/people/bartholomeu-dias