Vasco Da Gama
(1460-1524) And Sailed For Portuguese
He was the first person ever to sail from Europe to India around the cape of good hope. He was on e of the first people to start trading spices. He also made maps and was very good with navigation.
What he traded
He started trading spices and he killed most Muslim traders to demonstrate that he was powerful.
He was born in Sines Portuguese. He was taught to sail and navigate in his early life. He joined the navy as soon as he was old enough. He was later on known as the tough and fearless sailor because of his early skills and learning how to sail.
Impact On The World Today
He was the first person to start creating maps and trade routed which helped his country grow and he discovered many trade routes and ways to get around.