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Top explorers of the world 0
By Jonathan Pinet

  1. 1254

    Marco Polo

    "Marco Polo was an Italian merchant and explorer, from the Republic of Venice. His travels are recorded in Livres des merveilles du monde, relating the wealth and great size of China, its capital Peking, and other Asian cities and countries."

  2. 1451

    Christopher Columbus

    "Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer, and navigator, who completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean under the sponsorship of the Spanish Monarchs."

  3. 1460

    Vasco de Gama

    "Vasco da Gama was a Portuguese explorer and the first European to reach India by sea. His voyage to India was the first between Europe and Asia by an ocean route, connecting the West and the Orient."

  4. 1480

    Ferdinand Magellan

    "Ferdinand Magellan was a Portuguese explorer who organised the Spanish expedition to the East Indies, resulting in the first circumnavigation of the Earth."

  5. 1728

    James Cook

    "Captain James Cook was a British explorer, navigator, cartographer, and captain in the Royal Navy. Cook sailed thousands of miles across uncharted territories of the globe. He mapped lands from New Zealand to Hawaii across the Pacific Ocean."

  6. 1813

    David Livingstone

    "David Livingstone was a British physician and Christian missionary with the London Missionary Society, an explorer in Africa, and one of the most popular British heroes of the late 19th-century Victorian era."

  7. 1930

    Neil Armstrong

    "Neil Alden Armstrong was an American astronaut and aeronautical engineer who was the first person to walk on the Moon."

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