Asked in Ancient History, Vasco da Gama
Who was the first European country to discover a sea route to Asia?
Vasco de Gama, of Portugal, reached India on May 20, 1498, by sailing around Africa. ...
Asked in Vasco da Gama
Which sea route did Vasco Da Gamas expedition discover?
The sea rout from pourtagal to the east around Africa and India
Asked in India
Who sailed around Africa to India during the renaissance?
Vasco da Gama. He discovered the sea route from Portugal to India, around the Cape of Good Hope. ...
Where was Ferdinand Magellan's Destination?
Ferdinand Magellan was originally trying to find an easy sea route to India, sort of like Christopher Columbus, then he was going to sail back around Africa to Europe. There was only one problem: he never reached India, since he died in the Philippines. ...
Who started to reach India by sea but reached West Indies instead later he discovered south America too?
Columbus was the first man who started the journey to find out sea way to India but reached to west indies. ...
Asked in History, Politics & Society
What factors motivated the europeans to explore the world?
World Exploration by Europeans was started by Portugal. Their reasons were that they believed that there was another route by sea to India. Trade with India at that time was dominated by Arabs and the Venetians. their route was through the Mediterranean, Egypt and the red sea. Portugal wanted to go around Africa to India by sea. Later Bartholomew Dias discovered the sea rout to India, and Vasco da Gama made the first sea trip to India around Africa. Trade with India...
Asked in Vasco da Gama
Why did the portuguese want to find a sea route around Africa?
to find a route to India to get more riches and establish a trade route
Asked in Christopher Columbus
What was the major mistake Columbus made when he reached the island of the Caribbean sea?
He thought it as India.....
Asked in Geography, Lakes and Rivers, Oceans and Seas
Water body separating India from Africa and Arabian peninsula?
The Red Sea is the body of water that separates India from Africa and Arabian peninsula. The Mandab Strait is also part of that body of water. ...
Asked in History of Europe, Vasco da Gama
What European country was the first to sail eastward by sea?
Portugal was the first country to sail eastward. Vasco da Gama was the first to sail around Africa and discover India ...