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Q: This navigator was the first European to reach India by sailing around Africa?
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The first European to reach India by sailing around Africa was?

the Euripean was Vasco Da Gama in 1488.

Why do you remember bartolomeu dias?

Bartolomeu Dias was a Portuguese navigator and explorer. He was the first European to have sailed around the southern tip of Africa.

What was the effect of new sailing technology and the desire for spices?

European voyages around Africa and across the Atlantic attempting to reach Asia

Who was the first European to discover a sea route to Asia?

Vasco de Gama, of Portugal, reached India on May 20, 1498, by sailing around Africa.

Is it true or false that Vasco da Gama and Bartolomeu Dias were early European explorers who sailed around Africa?

Yes, they were European explorers who were the first to round the Cape of Good Hope. Dias did first, but then his crew forced him to return. Vasco da Gama was the first to reach India by sailing around Africa.

Why is Prince Henry known as Henry the navigator?

he navigateted around africa

The Portuguese explorers began the age sailing down and around the coast of which continent?

The Portuguese explorers began sailing around the coast of Africa

What Columbus was initially trying to prove?

that you could get to the orient faster by sailing west than by sailing around Africa

Did Bartholomew Dias reach Europe after sailing around the tip of Africa?


What was Prince Henry the navigator set out to do?

Prince Henry the navigator set out to found a school of navigation and go around the horn of Africa.

What did Prince Henry the navigator want?

Prince Henry the Navigator wanted to sail around Africa. Although, he never did. He sent people to do it for him.

Why did prince Henry the navigator want to send ships to Africa?

He wanted a route around Africa to the Asian markets.