The first European to reach India by sailing around Africa was?
the Euripean was Vasco Da Gama in 1488.
Is it true or false that Vasco da Gama and Bartolomeu Dias were early European explorers who sailed around Africa?
What was the first European nation to send a ship from Europe around Africa to India and then back to Europe?
On his voyage, he was tasked with discovery of India, by sailing west, which was postulated to be a shorter distance than sailing east around Africa. When arriving in the what is now that Bahamas, he called the inidigenous people Indians, and then subjugated them. Although he didn't discover the route to India, by sailing west, from Spain, he did discover new land.
Batolomeu Diaz, a Portuguese noblemen and the sailing master of the Naval Ship Sao Cristovao was the first European to circumnavigate the Cape of Good Hope in 1488. Before a voyage to Asia was possible they had to know that it was possible to go around Africa. Vasco da Gama then became the first European to complete a sea trip from Europe to Asia (India) 10 years later
Henry the Navigator led the first sea voyage that attempted to reach India. Although he never made it all the way around Africa, he inspired future sea voyages that would eventually reach India by sailing around Africa. Before this, the only way Europe could trade with Asia was on the silk road, which was dangerous and took a very long time. Once these European explorers made it to India, they were able to do significantly…
Vasco Da Gama was famous for discovering the route from America to India, around the Cap of Good Hope in the South of Africa. Vasco da Gama is best known for being the first European to sail from Europe to India by going around the Cape of Good Hope in Africa. He began this voyage in July of 1497 and arrived in India in May of 1498. Vasco da Gama was born in 1460 and…