Explorers

Seth Byers

Christopher Columbus

Queen Isabella funded his trip after, since he king would not. Columbus set sail with 3 ships. Columbus was arrested for being accused of governing tyrannically because of his 3rd voyage back to Hispaniola. He made his first voyage in 1476.

Vasco de Gama

At the time- what was this equivalent to, 300 days at sea. He set sail in 1497, he traveled 24,000 miles. He started his trip with 170 sailors, and ended up with 54 original sailors.

Magellan

Magellan studied navigation for 2 years. He was hit by a poisoned arrow and left to die. He changed the world with the globe, proving world was round not flat.

Christopher Columbus

He is remembered from 1492 the discovery of the "New World".

He was born in Genoa, Italy In October and the year of 1451.

Vasco de Gama

He is buried in Jerónimos Monastery.

Portugues explorer, one of the most successful in the age of discovery.


Magellen

The ship Magellen commanded was the Trinidad.

Magellan led the first expedition to circumnavigate the globe.