World Famous Explorers
Exploration is the act of searching or traveling around a terrain for the purpose of discovery of resources or information.

The famous European explorers came from mostly Portugal, Spain, Italy, England and France. There were many famous explorers during the period 1400 - 1600 like Marco Polo who explored Exploration of China and Asia, Ferdinand Magellan who did the first voyage around the World, Christopher Columbus discovered the new worlds, Amerigo Vespucci: America was named after this famous explorer, Vasco da Gama who discovered an ocean route from Portugal to the East.

They explored for increasing opportunities for trade, gold, silver and spices, building European Empires and also for spreading the Christian Religion.

The Age of Discovery, also known as the Age of Exploration , was a period starting in the early 15th century and continuing to the 17th century during which Europeans explored Africa, the Americas, Asia and Oceania.

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- Amerigo Vespucci
- Christopher Columbus
- Ferdinand Magellan
- Marco Polo
- Vasco da Gama






















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