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Vasco da Gama. Alentejo. Born. Sines. 1460. Father. Estêvão da Gama. Mother. Isabel Sodr. December. 24, 1524. Died. Location of Death. Cochin India. Age. Occupation. Explorer. Military Naval Commander. He Married. Catarina de Ataide. Did Vasco Da Gama have any children?.

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Vasco da gama

Vasco da Gama


Vasco da gama

Alentejo

Born

Sines

1460


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Father

Estêvão da Gama


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Mother

Isabel Sodr


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December

24, 1524

Died


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Location of Death

Cochin India


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Age


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Occupation

Explorer

Military Naval Commander


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He Married

Catarina de Ataide


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Did Vasco Da Gama have any children?

  • It is said that he had six sons and one daughter.


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Motivation

The explorer that I choose is Vasco da Gama. Vasco da Gama is a famous Portuguese sailor which sailed past the southern tip of Africa and reached India in a short period of time. Vasco da Gama is a fascinating sailor.

In that time he was not only a Sailor but also a military commander!


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Did Vasco da Gama go to School?

  • As a matter of fact, he went to school most likely in the town of Evora.

  • He studied Astronamy and Navigation.


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Who sent Vasco G. ?

Rei Manuel I of Portugal.


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Voyage


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What obstacles were encountered for Vasco da Gama

Sickness

Storms


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And now Lets watch a Video About Vasco da Gama


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What did Vasco Da Gama take from Mombasa?

  • Spices e.g.: Mdalasini (cinnamon), karafuu (cloves), pili pili manga (black pepper) and pili pili hoho - Swahili for hot chili... and many other spices.


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  • November 1998 a stunning epic re-tracing the steps of the Portuguese explorer's

  • Which was born out of a desire both to trade and to spread the word of Christianity.


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Thank you For Watching

And

Keep on Sailing


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