E first European country to reach India was?
In 1498,portugual was the first European country which reached to India.
Afanasy Nikitin (from Tver, Russia) was the first European to reach India in 1469. He reached the Bahamani kingdom (about 140 miles south of present day Bombay) and wrote a detailed diary of his travels to and within India titled Хождение за три моря - (Journey across three seas). Vasco De Gama was the first European to reach India by sea. He first approached the Indian coast in May of 1498. He was a Portuguese…
The first European explorer to reach Australia (the first recorded landfall) was Willem Janszoon (Netherlands) representing the Dutch East India Company in 1606. This was most probably the first introduction of rats to Australia. Rats were most likely transferred during coastal exploration when supplies brought to shore.