|Birth Day||April 20, 1846|
|Age||54 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Dec 28, 1900 (age 54)|
Explorer of Africa's rugged interior who traveled between Portuguese-controlled Angola in Africa's west coast
He settled in the Portuguese colony in Eastern Africa to map out the Zambezi river.
He also trekked over Mozambique on the eastern coast.
He grew up around Cinfães, in what was then the Kingdom of Portugal.
Jan van Reibeeck is another well-known explorer of Africa; he founded the colony of Cape Town.