May 26, 1460
Birth , family and Education[not sure on date] In 1460, da Gama was born in Sine s, Portugal. He came from an honorable Portuguese family and his father was a great soldier in other words distinguished soldier. Gama was well educated and was taught several languages. Physics and geography, mathematics and astronomy.
Period: May 26, 1460 to Dec 24, 1524
Kevin Vasco da Gama TmelineThis timeline is about his life.
[not sure on the start dates]
May 26, 1492
Going to Setubal[not sure on the dates] In 1492, King John Paul || of Portugal directed Vasco to Setubal, on the Lisbon coast t oseize Frrench ships for French raids angainst Portuguese ships.
Jan 26, 1497
Sea route[not sure of the date] [Janurary] Vasco da Gama wanted to find a new sea route to the East Indies.
Jul 8, 1497
Leadership of the 3 Gamas and the crew of 150 menGama sailed from Lisbon from under the leadership of the 3 Gama: his brothers him, Paulo and Nicolo. Accompanied by the crew of 150 men.
Nov 22, 1497
Cape of Good HopeVasco da Gama sailed around the Cape of Good Hope.
Dec 25, 1497
Natalhe reached the coast of Natal.
Jan 26, 1498
Zambezi[not sure on the day] Gama reached the mouth of Zambezi. They were attacked by the Arabs.
May 20, 1498
DestinationThe voyage of discovery reached its destination-the Indies and Calcutta, India
Oct 5, 1498
HomeVasco da Gama sets sail for home (Portugal)
Sep 26, 1499
Returning with Pride in others wordsGama returns to Portugal, with dignity. Made "Admiral of the Indian Ocean"
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May 26, 1502
Another ExpeditionKing Manuel I of Portugal sends Gama on another expedition to India
[not sure on dates]
May 26, 1503
Return[not sure on dates]
Gama returns to Portugal.
May 26, 1519
TitleThe title of "Count" is bestowed on Vasco da Gama
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Jan 24, 1524
India as Portuguese ViceroyKing John III sends Gama to India as the Portuguese viceroy
On 24th January, Vasco da Gama dies in Cochin on the Malabar coast, India
May 26, 1539
Lain to RestThe remains of Gama are returned to Portugal and his body is lain to rest in Vidigueir.[not sure on date]