Vasco Da Gama

By:Kelly Liu,4-402

Vasco Da Gama is a famous Portugal explorer who returned as a hero.

Vasco Da Gama was born in Sines, Portagal. The king asked him to find a way to India. So he sailed to India from Lison, Portugal in 1497. He was one of the most successful explores of the age of exploration.

After the trip...

Returning from India, he bought back with him some spices and expensive stones to Portugal, and returned as a hero. Vasco da Gama became the governor of portagal and India for a short time. Sadly, after his third trip to India, he pased away. Vasco made his home land,(Portugal) an important part of the world during that time.

Did You Know...

  • There is a sport team named after Vasco Da Gama
  • His first love was the ocean.
  • Fought with his brother for being leader.

Vasco da Gama's Sea Route

Resources:,, www., and The age of Exploration by Lynn George