Vasco Da Gama
How it all started
Gama was Known as a tough and fearless navigator. He was Born 1460 in Sines, Portugal. Portugal had established itself as one of the most powerful maritime countries in Europe thanks to him. He Made two other voyages two India in 1524.
Searching for Routes To The East
Portuguese flay 1460
King John II of Portugal
dispatched Gama to the south of Lisbon and then to the Algarve region of the country, to seize French ships. Commissioned Vasco Da Gama to find a maritime route to the East In 1497.