List of navigators and their discoveries

Here you can find the list of renowned navigators and their discoveries.
Created On: Jun 16, 2014 14:02 IST

Here you can find the list of renowned navigators and their discoveries. The list will be of immense help for the students who are preparing for competitive exams such as IAS/ PCS, Banking and MBA exams. The list is also useful for layman users.                           

Navigator

Country

Year

Discovery

Bartholomew Diaz

Portugal

1486

Cape of Good Hope

Christopher Columbus

Spain

1492

San Salvador

Ferdinand de Magellan

Spain

1492

Pacific Ocean, Philippines, Moluccas

Or Spice Islands

 

Pedro Alvarez Cabral

Portugal

1500

Brazil

Prince Henry

Portugal

1415

Canary islands, Island of Madeira

Vasco da Gama

Portugal

1498

Calicut

 

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