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 obstacles were encountered for Vasco da Gama Sickness Storms
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.
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.
Thank you For Watching And Keep on Sailing