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who was Vasco da Gama?

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asked Jul 24, 2016 in GK by Puskar (5,910 points)
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answered Jul 30, 2016 by Arunish Kumar (834 points)
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The portuguese nobleman Vasco da game (1460-1524) sailed from Lisbon in 1497 on mission to reach India and open a sea route from Europe to the east.
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answered Jul 24, 2016 by vikash (21,287 points)

Vasco da Gama was the first European to reach India by sea, linking Europe and Asia for the first time by an ocean route, as well as connecting the Atlantic and the Indian oceans.

Vasco da Gama, often shortened to Vasco, is a city in the state of Goa on the west coast of India. It is named after the Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama.

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