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Alvise Cadamosto

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  1. also known in Portuguese as Luís Cadamosto ( c. 1432 - July 18 1488), pron. (IPA: aɫ'viz(ɨ) kɐða'moʃtu), was an Italian sea captain and explorer, who was hired by the Portuguese prince Henry the Navigator

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  2. born at the Ca' da Mosto, a palace on the Grand Canal of Venice from which his name derives

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  3. hired by Prince Henry after strong winds kept him near Portuguese territory during a voyage from Venice to Flanders in 1454

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  4. In the service of the Portuguese crown, Cadamosto explored the Atlantic coast of Africa and discovered several islands of the Cape Verde archipelago between 1455 and 1456

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  5. NNDB on Alvise Cadamoto

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