Vasco da Gama
Naval commander Vasco da Gama's 1497 expedition from Lisbon opened a route to India and led to Portugese dominance of the Eastern spice trade. Little is known of his life before he was assigned command of the expedition that left Lisbon in July of 1...
December 24, 1524
Vasco da Gama, 1st Count of Vidigueira was a Portuguese explorer and the first
European to ... Numerous homages have been made worldwide to celebrate his
explorations and accomplishments. The Portug...
Oct 29, 2015 ... Vasco da Gama is famous for his discovery of a maritime route between Portugal
and India. Here are his 10 major accomplishments and ...
Mar 24, 2016 ... Vasco da Gama was a highly successful Portuguese sailor and explorer during
the Age of Exploration. He was the first person to sail directly ...
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Vasco da Gama found a direct sea route from Europe to Asia, and was the first
European to sail to India by going around Africa. ... Vasco da Gama, (c.1469 –
1524) was a Portuguese explorer, one of the most successful in ... Biography;
Jul 8, 2014 ... Vasco de Gama - Mini Biography (TV-14; 3:25) Explorer Vasco da Gama was
commissioned by the Portuguese king to find a maritime route to ...
Vasco da Gama was a Portuguese explorer who was the first European to reach
India by sea. This biography of Vasco da Gama provides detailed information ...
Mar 3, 2016 ... Vasco da Gama is regarded as one of the tallest legends in the history of the
world for his explorations and particularly because he established ...
Vasco da Gama had lengthened the sea route discovery of his precursor,
Bartolomeu Dias, who had first rounded Africa's Cape of Good Hope in the year