Bartolomeu Dias (Portuguese pronunciation: [baɾtuluˈmew ˈdi.ɐʃ]; Anglicised: Bartholomew Diaz; c. 1451 – 29 Mey 1500[2]), a nobleman o the Portuguese ryal hoosehauld, wis a Portuguese explorer. He sailed aroond the soothrenmost tip o Africae in 1488, reachin the Indian Ocean frae the Atlantic, the first European kent tae hae duin sae.

Bartolomeu Dias
Bartolomeu Dias, South Africa House (cut).JPG
Statue of Bartolomeu Dias at the Heich Commission o Sooth Africae in Lunnon.
Born1450[1]
Algarve, Kinrick o Portugal
DiedMey 29, 1500 (aged 49–50)
Cape o Guid Hope
NaitionalityPortuguese
ThriftNavigator an explorer
Kent forFirst European tae sail aroond the soothrenmost tip o Africae.

ReferencesEedit

  1. Bio. "Bartolomeu Dias". Retrieved 8 December 2015.
  2. The Anonymous Narrative, p. 61.