Vasco da gamawatch all about himlez go 2 indiavasco da gama was a great explorer he was the first person to go to asia by going around africaactually, vasco da gama's father, estevao, was suppposed to go on the trip, but he died, so the job went to vascou go 2 indiaoh yeahda gama left lisbon, portugal, on july 8, 1497 to get goods from india. Vasco da gama was a highly successful portuguese sailor and explorer during the age of exploration he was the first person to sail directly from europe to india, around the cape of good hope. Vasco da gama reached in july 1499 exactly two years after he left his country with a great hope the portuguese gave him a hero’s welcome and a reward from the king himself though, vasco da gama’s expedition was successful beyond all expectation, he failed to come to terms with the king of calicut. Portrait of vasco da gama by artist antonio manuel da fonseca in 1838 vasco da gama, (c1469 – 1524) was a portuguese explorer, one of the most successful in the european age of discovery and the commander of the first ships to sail directly from europe to india.
Vasco da gama was born about 1460 at sines, portugal both prince john and prince manuel continued the efforts of prince henry to find a sea route to india, and in 1497 manuel placed vasco da gama, who already had some reputation as. Age of exploration: vasco da gama by: max e da gama was born in sines, portugal, around 1460 he was born to parents of noble heritage, meaning he most likely attended school and when he was older, his dad was the person who would have been the captain of the expedition, but he died when he was planning the expedition age of exploration. About vasco da gama vasco da gama is one of portugal's most famous explorers he was born in either 1460 or 1469 in a small coastal village in the south-west of the country to a family of the lower portuguese nobility. Vasco da gama is believed to have been born in either 1460 or 1469 in sines, on the southwest coast of portugal his father estêvão da gama was a wealthy knight and his mother isabel sodré was daughter of joão sodré, a prominent figure in the military order of christ.
Vasco da gama started for india from portugal on july 8 in 1497 and reached india on may 20 in 1498 the journey covered almost one year to reach from lisbon to calicut sea-port of india he was received cordially in india. Vasco da gama: vasco da gama, portuguese navigator whose voyages to india in the late 15th and early 16th centuries opened up the sea route from western europe to the east by way of the cape of good hope learn more about da gama’s life, voyages, and achievements in this article. Vasco da gama's journey all started with the portuguese prince henry 'the navigator' and his dream of getting around the venetian monopoly on trade to asia from the crusades to the 1400s, venice. Before the exploration, portuguese had to cross the mediterranean or arabia, which was very dangerous at that time (vasco da gama facts) although da gama colonized mozambique in africa in 1732, maize and cassava were introduced to africa by portugal, which was an increase of resources in mozambique (mozambique timeline.
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Welcome aboard you have just chosen to join the crew of vasco da gama you have a long tiresome journey ahead of you, and you are responsible for recording as much information about vasco da gama as you can. Vasco da gama was a highly respected and successful portuguese sailor his name is synonymous with the european age of exploration vasco da gama is perhaps well-known for his efforts in establishing portugal as a major colonial empire. Know about the contribution of vasco da gama though his 10 major accomplishments and achievements #1 vasco da gama linked europe and asia through an ocean route for the first time the age of discovery was a period of global exploration that started in the early 15th century and was primarily initiated by prince henry the navigator of portugal.
Vasco de gama found a route from portugal east to india by going around cape of good hope, the southern tip of africa he set up trade in india and eventually became the portuguese viceroy in. Exploration • discussion circle share (and answer) questions about the reading pretend that you were a sailor on vasco da gama’s ship what advice would you have given da gama when the king in (accompanied by illustrations) informing people of the achievements of magellan (and crew) the announcement should encourage people to. Vasco da gama in the summer of 1497, a portuguese noble named vasco da gama led a convoy (kon’ voi), or group, of four ships down the tagus (ta¯’ guhs) river from lisbon, portugal.