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Articles about explorers and conquistadors including facts and their accomplishments.

Vasco Da Gama Accomplishments Featured

10 Major Accomplishments of Explorer Vasco da Gama

  Vasco da Gama was a Portuguese explorer who is famous for being the first European to reach India by sea thus establishing a maritime route between Europe and Asia. His discovery had far reaching...

Zheng He | 10 Facts About The Great Chinese Admiral

  Zheng He was the chief aide of the Yongle Emperor of China in early Ming Dynasty. He is considered as one of the greatest Chinese Admirals in history and is famous for the seven...
Hernan Cortes Facts Featured

Hernan Cortes | 10 Facts About The Spanish Conquistador

  Hernan Cortes is famous for leading the expedition to modern-day Mexico which led to the fall of the Aztec Empire and was instrumental in the Spanish colonization of Americas. He is criticized for cruelly...
Samuel de Champlain Facts Featured

Samuel de Champlain | 10 Facts About The French Explorer

  Samuel de Champlain was a prominent French explorer who was the first European to map and describe various places in North America, mostly in present day Canada. He is famous as the founder of...
Giovanni da Verrazzano Facts Featured

Giovanni da Verrazzano | 10 Facts About The Explorer

  Giovanni da Verrazzano was a Florentine explorer who was first to land on the Atlantic coast of North America. Although not much is known about his personal life, he had an interesting career which...

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