Who was a famous 6th century Phoenician explorer?

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Herodotus does not name the sailor who led the circumnavigation of Africa in about 600 BCE.
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Why were phoenicians famous?

They were famous for their purple silk and boats. They were also the first to travel around Europe. The modern day alphabet used today was derived from the Phoenician Alphabet

Who was a famous person in the Phoenicians?

I would say that the most famous Phoenician would have to be Hiram I of Tyre (980-936 bc). Mentioned in the Bible as a friend and trading partner of King Solomon of Israel. Un