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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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Alentejo

Born

Sines

1460


Father

Estêvão da Gama


Mother

Isabel Sodr


December

24, 1524

Died


Location of Death

Cochin India



Occupation

Explorer

Military Naval Commander


He Married

Catarina de Ataide


Did Vasco Da Gama have any children?

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


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!


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.


Who sent Vasco G. ?

Rei Manuel I of Portugal.





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.



Thank you For Watching Portuguese explorer's

And

Keep on Sailing


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