Who was the first European navigator to reach South Africa?

Christopher Columbus
Bartolomeu Dias
Ferdinand Magellan
Vasco da Gama
During his expedition in 1487-1488, Bartolomeu Dias reached the tip of South Africa. Dias wanted to continue sailing to India, but he was forced to turn back when his crew refused to go further. After returning to Lisbon, Dias helped in the construction of the ships that were used by Vasco da Gama to eventually reach India ten years later.
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