In 1471, the Portuguese explorers were the first European explorers to visit the Gold Coast of West Africa. The Gold Coast was a British colony on the Gulf of Guinea in west Africa that became the independent nation of Ghana in 1957.
The portuguese wanted to find gold along the coast of Africa
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To reach asia
To reach Asia
Prince Henry the Navigator.
gold and slaves
The Portuguese called the southern coast of West Africa the Gold Coast. They first arrived in the area in 1471.
Prince Henry the Navigator ... born 04mar1394 in Porto, Portugal and died 13nov1460 in Vila do Infante, near Sagres.
They explored the west coast of Africa