Vasco da Gama, 1st Count of Vidigueira was a Portuguese explorer and the first
European to reach India by sea. His initial voyage to ...
Vasco da Gama was a Portuguese explorer and the first person to navigate a
route to the East and India. Learn more at Biography.com.
Mar 24, 2016 ... Vasco da Gama was a highly successful Portuguese sailor and explorer ... Da
Gama was born in 1460 to a family of nobles in Sines, Portugal.
Discover facts about Vasco Da Gama the explorer and navigator, and the first
person to sail directly from Europe to India.
Little is known of the early life of Vasco da Gama; his father was governor of
Sines, Portugal, where Vasco was born. He first comes to historical notice in
Vasco da Gama found a direct sea route from Europe to Asia, and was the first
European to sail to ... Also Known As: Dom Vasco da Gama ... Biography; Gallery
Vasco da Gama was born in 1460 to a wealthy Portuguese family in Sines,
Portugal. Vasco's father was also an explorer and was supposed to make the
Vasco da Gama (1460-1524) was a Portuguese explorer who found a route from
Portugal to the East. ... Da Gama was born to a noble family in Sines, Portugal.
Famous explorer Vasco da Gama was born in Sines, Portugal around 1460. The
King commissioned him in 1497 to find a maritime-route to the East of the ...
Jan 14, 2016 ... Vasco da Gama, Portuguese Vasco da Gama, 1 <sup>er</sup> conde da Vidigueira (born c.
1460, Sines, Portugal—died December 24, 1524, Cochin, ...