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  1. Bartolomeu Dias Prince Henry the Navigator NONE (1418-1420) 1487-1488 Wanted to find a sea route to The East (India, Asia, etc.) Wanted to find a sea route to The East (India, Asia, etc.) Test and gain scientific knowledge Spread Christianity Founded a School of Navigation And Sailing Sailed around the southern tip Of Africa; the Cape of Good Hope Portugal Portugal Portugal Portugal

  2. Vasco da Gama Christopher Columbus 1492, ‘93, ’98 & 1502 1497-1499 Wanted to find a sea route to The East (India, Asia, etc.) Wanted to find a westerly sea route to The East (India, Asia, etc.) Discovered the “New World” (accidently) 1st European to sail to the East (India) Italy Portugal Portugal Spain

  3. Ferdinand Magellan Hernan Cortez 1519, 1536 1519-1522 Conquistador; “God, Glory and Gold” Wanted to find a westerly sea route to The East (India, Asia, etc.) “Gold” from trading Conquered the Aztecs Of Mexico 1st person to circumnavigate the globe Portugal Spain Spain Spain

  4. Francisco Pizarro Vasco Núñez de Balboa 1521, 1524, 1531-1533 1513 Conquistador; “God, Glory and Gold” Conquistador; “God, Glory and Gold” Conquered the Incas Of Peru 1st European to see Pacific Ocean (Claimed it for Spain) Spain Spain Spain Spain

  5. Juan Ponce de León Amerigo Vespucci 1499, 1501 & 1512 1509, 1513, 1521 Wanted to find a westerly sea route to The East (India, Asia, etc.) Conquistador; “God, Glory and Gold” Finding the Fountain of Youth Explored coast of Brazil; Named the “New World”; Had N. & S. America Named after him Discovered Puerto Rico; Explored Florida Spain Italy Spain Spain

  6. Henry Hudson Francis Drake 1577-1580 1609, 1610-1611 Ordered by Queen Elizabeth I To attack Spanish ships and lands In the “New World” Finding a “Northwest Passage” To the East (Asia) 1st Englishman (3rd overall) To circumnavigate the world; Helped defeat the Spanish Armada (1588) Discovered Hudson River, Hudson Strait and Hudson Bay England England England Netherlands & England

  7. Hernando de Soto 1538-1542 Conquistador; “God, Glory and Gold” 1st European to see Mississippi River; Explored SE N. America Spain Spain