Age of exploration

Timeline created by chasekwas
In History
  • Jan 1, 1394

    Prince Henry the Navigator

    Prince Henry the Navigator
    set up a sailing school in Portugal
  • Nov 28, 1488

    Bartolomeu Dias

    Bartolomeu Dias
  • Nov 30, 1490

    John Cabot

    John Cabot
  • Jan 1, 1492

    Christopher Columbus

    Christopher Columbus
  • Nov 28, 1497

    Vasco da Gama

    Vasco da Gama
    first european to sail around the south of africa and reach India
  • Nov 28, 1519

    Ferdinand Magelan

    Ferdinand Magelan
    lead first expedition to sail around the world
  • Nov 30, 1519

    Hernan Cortes

    Hernan Cortes
    conqured the Aztec empire in Mexico
  • Henry Hudson

    Henry Hudson
    Explored the Hudson River