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  • Group 4:• Sofia Roque (Portugal)• George Markopoulos (Greece)• Katrina Valaine (Latvia)• Anna Carol (Spain)
  • • He made two voyages sailing along the west coast of Africa to Namibia in the 1480s and he was the first European known to sight and enter the Congo River.
  • • He was a knight from the royal court. He was the first European known that appointed to head an expedition to sail around the southern tip of Africa in the hope of finding a trade route to India in October 1487.
  • • He was the commander of the first ships that travelled from Europe to India in 1498.
  • • He was a noble military commander, nav igator and explorer regarded as the discoverer of Brazil in 1500.