Age of Exploration
Ferdinand Magellan also sailed west to find a route to Asia. He sailed around South America and eventually sailed to the Philippines. He died, but his crew continued and they were the first to circumnavigate the globe.
Vasco De Gama set sail with four ships to chart a sea route to India.
He had an impact that nobody else did, with the help of a sailor who knew the route to India, they crossed the Indian Ocean.
Prince Henry was navigator but not an explorer. His impact on exploration was that he trained people in the “Navigational School”. He had a special nickname that nobody else had, it was "The Navigator".
Vasco da Gama
Columbus sailed west, not east, to find the easiest route to Asia.He landed on an island in the Caribbean Sea and claimed it for Spain. He found a world that was new to Europe.