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Vasco Da Gama
Birth: 1469
Sines
Sines Municipality
Setúbal, Portugal
Death: Dec. 24, 1524
Ernakulam
Kerala, India

Explorer, Navigator, born in Sines, Alentejo, Portugal. He led the expedition which discovered the route to India round the Cape of Good Hope (1497-1499), and in 1502-1503 led a squadron of ships to Calicut to avenge the murder of a group of Portuguese explorers left there by Cabral. In 1524 he was sent as viceroy to India, but he soon fell ill, and died at Cochin. His body was brought home to Portugal. 
 
Burial:
Monastery of Jeronimos
Lisbon
Lisboa Municipality
Lisboa, Portugal
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Erik Lander
Record added: Jul 20, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6622573
Vasco Da Gama
Added by: William Bjornstad
 
Vasco Da Gama
Added by: Benny Chordt Hansen
 
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