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Ming China Stops the Treasure Fleet Voyages - Asian History
Less than a century later, in 1497, the Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama traveled to some of the same places from the west; he also called in at the ports of ...
8 July 1497 – Vasco da Gama Begins Voyage Around Africa
Jul 8, 2013 ... July 8, 1479 Vasco da Gama departs Portugal as Commander-in-Chief of four ships, one of the others captained by his brother Paulo da Gama.
Biography of Vasco Nuñez De Balboa (1475-1519)
Vasco Nuñez de Balboa (1475-1519) was a Spanish conquistador and explorer of the early colonial era. He is credited with leading the first European ...
Sir John Hawkins
During his career he was an explorer, soldier, pirate and privateer. He was famous for his voyages to West Africa and South America. John Hawkins was born ...
Cape Point, South Africa - Tourism Guide - Africa Travel - About.com
Portuguese explorer, Vasco da Gama, first named this peninsula the Cape of Storms when he rounded it in 1488 becoming the first European to round the Cape ...
Tanzania Timeline -- Timeline of the History of Tanzania
A chronology of key events in Tanzania's history: vasco da gama john hanning speke ... 1498, Vasco da Gama, Portuguese explorer, sails up Tanzanian coast.
Mozambique Timeline - African History - About.com
1498, Vasco da Gama arrives on the coast of what is now Mozambique, ... at the port of Sofala on the Mozambique coast, Portuguese explorer Sancho de Tovar ...
Cruise Review - Explorer of the Seas - Royal Caribbean International
Cruise review of the Royal Caribbean International ship the Explorer of the Seas. ... 4 is called the Vasco da Gama and Deck 3 is the Magellan, where we dined.
Hanno of Carthage - The Ancient View of Africa
Vasco da Gama, in A.D. 1497-99, was not the first explorer to circumnavigate Africa. The Greek historian Herodotus reports that Pharaoh Necho (Necos) II ( ruler ...
Battle of Wayna Daga - Military History - About.com
Led by Cristovão da Gama, the younger son of explorer Vasco de Gama, the Portuguese prepared to campaign. Possessing 400 musketeers and a small force ...
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