European Explorers

  • Mar 4, 1394

    Prince Henry The navigator

    Prince Henry The navigator
    He sponsored expeditions.
    last voyage sailed over, 1,500 miles.
    he was from Portugal.
    he died in 1460.
  • Jan 1, 1450

    john cabot

    john cabot
    he was the first european to splore the main land of north america.
    he was an Italian navigator and explorer whose 1497 discovery of North America.
    he believed that asia can be rich by selling west.
    he was england.
    he died in 1499
  • Jan 1, 1475

    francisco pizarro

    francisco pizarro
    he conquere the incan empire.
    his father was a captain of a bronchof army.
    he died in 26 June 1541
  • Jan 1, 1480

    ferdinand magellan

    ferdinand magellan
    He was born in Sabrosa, in northern Portugal, but later obtained Spanish nationality in order to serve King Charles I of Spain.
    he was the first explorer to lead an expedition around the word.
    his parents died when he was 10 years old.
    he died in April 27, 1521)
  • Jan 1, 1485

    hernando cortez

    hernando cortez
    he wa a spanish conquitador.
    he defeated and conquered the astec empire.
    he was a soldier and a farmer.
    he died in December 2, 1547.
  • Dec 31, 1491

    jacques cartier

    jacques cartier
    he discover the same lawerence river.
    he studied navigation dieppe.
    he was from frence.
    he died in September 1, 1557
  • Jan 1, 1540

    sir francis drake

    sir francis drake
    He was second-in-command of the English fleet against the Spanish Armada in 1588
    he defeated the spanish armada.
    when 18 he started serving in ship trading.
    he was from england.
    he died in 27 January 1596)
  • father jacques marquette

    father jacques marquette
    he was on the expedition that leads to the discovery of the missisipi river.
    he spended 10 yearsin teaching in france.
    he died in May 18, 1675
  • Rene-robert de la salle

    Rene-robert de la salle
    He explored the Great Lakes region of the United States and Canada, the Mississippi River, and the Gulf of Mexico. La Salle claimed the entire Mississippi River basin for France.
    he was the first european to sail down th the missisipi river.
    he went to school/Run by jesuits.
    he was from france.
    he died in March 19, 1687
  • louis jolliet

    louis jolliet
    a Catholic priest and missionary, were the first Europeans to explore and map much of the Mississippi River in 1673
    he study hydrography.
    he was chosen by two highest officials in new
    france to lead a expedition.
    he died in 1700