Early Explores

Timeline created by Tegan S.
In History
  • 1434

    Prince Henry sailed for Portugal

    Prince Henry sailed for Portugal
    Henry reached Cape Bojador.
  • 1455

    Alvise da Cadamosto sailed for Portugal

    Alvise da Cadamosto sailed for Portugal
    Reached the Mouth of the Gambia River.
  • 1487

    Bartolomeu Dias sailed for Portugul

    Bartolomeu Dias sailed for Portugul
    Sailed south and made it to the bottom of Africa in 1488.
  • 1492

    Christopher Columbus Sails for Portugal

    Christopher Columbus Sails for Portugal
    Sails to Arctic Circle, and Africa's Gold Coast
  • 1497

    Vasco da Gama sailed for Portugal

    Vasco da Gama sailed for Portugal
    Sailed all around Africa, and all the way to India.
  • 1500

    Pedro Álvares Cabral sails for Portugal

    Pedro Álvares Cabral sails for Portugal
    Names Island of the True Cross
  • 1507

    Afonso de Albuquerque sailed for Portugal

    Afonso de Albuquerque sailed for Portugal
    Sailed to the Spice Islands
  • Ferdinand Magellan sailed for Portugal

    Ferdinand Magellan sailed for Portugal
    Magellan sailed across the world.
  • James Cook sailed for Brittany (1st Voyage)

    James Cook sailed for Brittany (1st Voyage)
    He passed Africa to reach Tahiti.
  • James Cook sailed for Brittany (2nd Voyage)

    James Cook sailed for Brittany (2nd Voyage)
    Cook passes Africa on his way to Antarctica.
  • James Cook sailed for Brittany (3rd Voyage)

    James Cook sailed for Brittany (3rd Voyage)
    Cook passes Africa to get to North America, and Asia
  • Sir Richard Francis Burton Sailed for Europe

    Sir Richard Francis Burton Sailed for Europe
    First European to see Muslim Territory.