Name

Diogo de Azambuja

Career

Explorer/Cartographer

Occupation 1

Portuguese explorer

Region

Africa

Era

Europe's Reconnaissance (1351-1640)

Born

1432

Died

1518

Text

Diogo de Azambuja (1432-1518) Portuguese explorer of the African coast, led an expedition into the Gold Coast with Bartolomeu Dias, in 1481. After his trip with Bartolomeu Dias he went crazy and died when he was 86 years old.

Record ID: 765