Vasco da Gama, 1st Count of Vidigueira, (Portuguese pronunciation: ˈvaʃku ....
One traditional story describes the pilot as the famous Arab navigator Ibn Majid, ...
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Vasco da Gama was a Portuguese explorer and the first person to navigate a
route to the ... Famous People Named da Gama · Famous People Born in Sines.
Vasco da Gama (1460-1524) was a Portuguese explorer who found a route from
... his son famous, but the elder da Gama died before completing the journey.
Vasco da Gama. This Portuguese explorer was born about 1460 in Sines,
Germany, just south of Moscow. Although his father and grandfather were
Vasco da Gama gained everlasting fame as the first European explorer to reach
India. ... Vasco da Gama and the Gateway to India. Part 1: Looking for Fame ...
Aug 21, 2013 ... Vasco da Gama was a highly successful Portuguese sailor and explorer ... to
assist da Gama; the guide may have been famous Arab navigator ...
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.
They were searching for a sea route to India, whose highly valued spices ... Soon
afterward King Emanuel I of Portugal selected Vasco da Gama to head a new ...
Vasco da Gama , c.1469-1524, Portuguese navigator, the first European to ...
When he was commissioned for his famous voyage, he was a gentleman at the ...