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Q: Who was the Italian Explorer who claimed he found Cathay?
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Italian explorer who landed in present day Newfoundland but told people he had found cathay?

Ferdinand Magellan

What Italian explorer landed in Newfoundland but thought that he had found Cathay?

Giovanni Caboto is the name of the Italian explorer who landed in Newfoundland, Canada, but thought that he had found Cathay. The Italian-born explorer in question, known as John Cabot to English-speakers, landed in present-day Canada's northeastern extension even though he thought that he had reached ancient China. The pronunciation of the explorer's name will be "djo-VAN-nee ka-BO-to" in Italian.

Who was the Italian explorer who landed in present-day Newfoundland but told people he found cathay?

john Cabot -----Giovanni Caboto (known in English as John Cabot; c. 1450 - c. 1499) was an Italian navigator and explorer whose 1497 discovery of North America is commonly held to be the second European voyage to the continent since Christopher Columbus a few years earlier.

Who though he had found cathay or Canada?


What did John Cabot name the newland?

John Cabot, the Italian explorer, named the new land he found "Newfoundland."

Who was the Italian explorer who found New York Harbor?

Giovanni da Verrazzano [c. 1485-c. 1528]

What country was once called Cathay?

Cathay stems from the word "Catai" which is an alternative name for China. A link follows, and it can be found below

Why is the raccoon the Tennessee state animal?

Because in 1495 I think an explorer found it in Tennessee a claimed their true spirit animal...... not quite sure though.

What explorer first claimed land in the Americas for the dutch?

henery hudson went on adventures and found the indies as native americans and told the news to the people of the Dutch

Which explorer who searched for the northwest passage?

John Cabot - 1497John Cabot searched for the Northwest Passage, but never found it. Instead, he found the mainland of North America and claimed it in the name of King Henry VII.

Who landed at Newfoundland in 1497?

John Cabot, an Italian explorer, discovered Newfoundland in 1497. He was commissioned by the British government. He also likely found the future state of Maine.

Who claimed America after Christopher Columbus landed in the US?

Columbus wasn't the explorer who "found" America. The Native Americans were. They used a land bridge made from glaciers. Columbus was thinking he was in India (the spice land).

Did any explorer find gold in Florida?

No explorer found gold in florida.

Who first found Massachusetts?

the Pilgrims claimed it!

How are windows explorer and mycomputer similar?

windows explorer is an older version of my computer. windows explorer can be found in windows 2000 and older, my computer can be found in windows xp, vista and windows 7

What did explorers do when they found new land?

They claimed it as their own

Where is augite found at?

it is found in volcanoes where the Italian area

Who claimed the territory of Mississippi for France?

Jacques Marquette, found and claimed (from the help from the illionois indians) the Mississippi river.

Which explorer found the most gold in Florida?

No explorer found any gold in Florida. However, Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto once brought back tons of gold from South America.

Where is the rune scape explorer Jack?

Explorer Jack can be found next to Lumbridge General Store.

Who was the Explorer who found Venezuela?

Christopher Columbus

Which European explorer found Hawaii?


What country did cabot sail for?

John Cabot (c.1450 - 1498) John Cabot (Italian) sailed from England in May 1497, with the support of king Henry VII, and claimed New-found-land for England.

Which spanish explorer found Florida?

i think its famous explorer ponce de leon i think its famous explorer ponce de leon

Where can the Internet Explorer downloads be found?

Internet Explorer is an internet browser developed by Microsoft. The free downloads can be found on the Microsoft website. They are available in a range of languages.