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Vasco da Gama


Who is Vasco da Gama?

Vasco da Gama: Dom Vasco da Gama, 1st Count of Vidigueira, was a Portuguese explorer. He was the first European to reach India by sea, linking Europe and Asia for the first time by ocean route, as well as the Atlantic and the Indian oceans entirely and definitively, and in this way, the West and the Orient.


  1. Vasco da Gama is a fictional character from the 2011 film Urumi: The Warriors Who Wanted to Kill Vasco Da Gama.
  2. Vasco Da Gama is a fictional character from the 2009 film Kirkit.
  3. Vasco Da Gama is a fictional character from the 2007 film Chota Mumbai.


"Vasco da Gama" is a written work.

  • language: Romanian Language
  • author: Gellu Naum
  • released in (76 years ago)


Vasco da Gama is an award-nominated game.

  • designer: Paolo Mori
  • award: - International Gamers Award: Multi-player Category nomination for Paolo Mori


"Vasco Da Gama" is a musical EP of Jumalan Ruoska.

  • released in (13 years ago)


Vasco da Gama, often shortened to Vasco, is a city in the state of Goa on the west coast of India. It is named after the Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama. It is also the headquarters of the Mormugao taluka. The town lies on the western tip of the Mormugao peninsula, at the mouth of the Zuari River, about 30 kilometres from Panjim, Goa's capital, and about 5 kilometres from Dabolim Airport.


  1. Vasco da Gama a.k.a. Clube de Regatas Vasco da Gama: Club de Regatas Vasco da Gama, usually known as Vasco da Gama, is a famous and traditional Brazilian multisports club from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It was founded on August 21, 1898, by Portuguese immigrants, and it is still traditionally supported by the Portuguese community of Rio de Janeiro. It is one of the most popular clubs in Brazil, with more than 20 million supporters.
  2. Vasco da Gama is a South African football club based in the Parow suburb of the city of Cape Town that plays in the National First Division. Coming from the lower ranks, the club has its roots entrenched in the local Portuguese South African community, and adopts its name and team colours from the Brazilian club Club de Regatas Vasco da Gama.
    • also known as Tepenin devi, Club de Regatas Vasco da Gama
  3. Vasco da Gama a.k.a. NRP Vasco da Gama (F330): NRP Vasco da Gama is Portuguese frigate of the Vasco da Gama class operated by the Portuguese Navy. She was laid down by Blohm + Voss on 2 February 1989, launched on 26 June 1989, and commissioned on 18 January 1991.
  4. Vasco da Gama is a lunar impact crater that is located near the western limb of the Moon. It is named for the Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama. It lies to the south of the walled plain Einstein, due south of Dalton. Attached to the southwestern rim of Vasco da Gama is the somewhat smaller crater Bohr.
    • also known as گاما
  5. Vasco da Gama a.k.a. Portuguese ironclad Vasco da Gama: Vasco da Gama was a central battery ironclad which entered service with the Portuguese Navy in 1876, serving until 1935. She was built by the Thames Iron Works in London, launched in 1876, and completed in 1878. She served as the flagship of the Portuguese fleet for the majority of her long and peaceful career. She was rebuilt and heavily modernized between 1901 and 1903. Long-since obsolete by the 1930s, Vasco da Gama was finally sold for scrapping in 1935.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Life Writing (2013)

Autobiographical and Biographical Forms by Margaretta Jolly

Roteiro da Prinieira Viagem de Vasco da Gama (A Journal of the First Voyage ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Tourism and Recreation in Marine Environments (2008)

by Michael Lück

html James Higham Da Gama, Vasco The Portuguese Vasco Da Gama (1469–1524) ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Protestantism (2004)

4-volume Set by Hans J. Hillerbrand

The Portuguese naval officer, Vasco da Gama...

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Vasco da Gama 9: Description of the new features (english version)

The reference program for travel route animations. Description of the highlights of Vasco da Gama 9.

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