Gama,Vasco da


Gama,Vasco da
Ga·ma (gămʹə, gäʹmə), Vasco da. 1460?-1524.
Portuguese explorer and colonial administrator. The first European to sail to India (1497-1498), he opened the rich lands of the East to Portuguese trade and colonization.

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Universalium. 2010.

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