Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama is credited with discovering the country India. The explorer sailed from Lisbon, Portugal, in 1497, arriving in Calicut, India, in May 1498. More »

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Zinc was first discovered as a new metal in 1374 in India. The metal was used in the brass manufacturing process and was produced in Zawar, India, from the 12th to 16th century. Both zinc metal and zinc oxide were produc... More »

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The Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama was the first European to discover India. He accomplished this by establishing the sea route from Europe to India, which was previously unknown. More »

Vasco de Gama, a Portuguese explorer, was the first European to sail to India. He succeeded where Christopher Columbus had failed, establishing a profitable link of sea trade. His two voyages to India were instrumental i... More »

Vasco da Gama, a Portugese explorer, sailed to India. He landed in Calicut on May 20, 1498. He was the first person to reach India from Europe by sea, and charted the first ocean route between Asia and Europe. His discov... More »

Vasco da Gama was a Portuguese explorer who developed a sea route from Europe to India by sailing around the Cape of Good Hope, on the southern tip of Africa. Da Gama eventually served as the Portuguese viceroy in India. More »

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