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Asked in History, Politics & Society
First englishmen to sail around the world?
The firstman to actually sail round the world was Sir Francis William Drake. Drake is however not being reckoned upon in the entire world today as the first man to,because of the negative role he played .He was a pirate . PRINCEWILL ESARA He was not a pirate but an adventurer, all sailors were then,all supported by their King or Queen, and he did not sail round the world, as the first Englishman to sail round the world was Sir Francis Chichester in...
Asked in Cruises and Ocean Liners
Who was the first westerner to sail around the Cape of Good Hope to Asia?
Bartolomeu Dias was the first European to sail round the Cape of Good Hope which allowed Vasco Da Gama to be the first to sail to India using this route, arriving in May 1498. ...
Asked in History, Politics & Society, History of Maritime, Explorers and Expeditions, Ferdinand Magellan
The first seaman to sail around the world was?
The first seaman to sail round the world was sir Francis Drake.However the world has not given this credit to him because he was a pirate, instead the credit is given to Fedinand Magelland PRINCEWILL ESARA ...
Asked in Vasco da Gama
What best describes the importance of vasco da gama's voyage in the 1497?
He was the first to sail round the Cape of Good hope and sail to the Indian Ocean. After several years of efforts, he eventually found the way to India by sea. ...
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 ...
What year was the discovery the earth was not flat?
Persian or Babylonian astrologer 3, 000 years ago. How was it proven? The person who 'proved' the world was round was Ferdinand Magellan, who was the first man to sail around the world. That was the first time it was conclusively proven that the world was round. http://www.weirdsciencekids.com ...
Asked in Earth Sciences
Who first said that the world was round?
Pythagoras was first to say it in the 6th century BC, 2100 years before Columbus and Magellan. Whoever said Ferdinand Magellan is completely WRONG. Magellan came 27 years after Columbus first landed in the Americas in 1492, and the thought that Columbus was the first to propose the Earth was round is a myth. That fact was already widely believed by then. Magellan was first to sail around the world, not the first to say it was round. ...