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Greatest Explorers of All Time

We owe the world we live in, to them and their courage. We must admit that history has been shaped by the discoveries of the explorers and formed the present-day world.

Thursday, November 21, 2019
 by Melisa Kaya
Greatest Explorers of All Time

Greatest Explorers of All Time

The continent of America, the poles, spices, tomatoes, coffee, chocolate, and so many things that cannot be counted here are the legacies left by the explorers. Years of journeys on land, months of routes in the seas, days of walks on the glaciers are always the works of those hero people.

Neither Marco Polo or Christopher Columbus is more famous than the other, nor more adventurous than Vasco da Gama. Each of these men is one of the most famous, bravest, and most adventurous in human history. The most important issue we should not forget, the discoveries of the explorers and the inventions of the inventors, has made our world more livable.

If we try to list all the explorers here and what they have discovered, probably days or months are not enough. For this reason, we wanted to include our list of explorers who had a more significant impact than others in world history, and we have compiled these explorers for you.

Table of Contents
Greatest Explorers of All Time
Greatest Explorers of All Time
Marco Polo
Marco Polo
Born : September 15, 1254, Venice, Italy
Died : January 8, 1324, Venice, Italy
Christopher Columbus
Christopher Columbus
Born : 1451, Genoa, Italy
Died : May 20, 1506, Valladolid, Spain
Vasco da Gama
Vasco da Gama
Born : 1460, Sines, Portugal
Died : December 24, 1524, Kochi, India
Ferdinand Magellan
Ferdinand Magellan
Born : February 3, 1480, Sabrosa, Portugal
Died : April 27, 1521, Mactan, Philippines
Bartolomeu Dias
Bartolomeu Dias
Born : 1450, Faro District, Portugal
Died : May 29, 1500, Cape of Good Hope, Cape Town, South Africa
Amerigo Vespucci
Amerigo Vespucci
Born : March 9, 1454, Florence, Italy
Died : February 22, 1512, Seville, Spain
James Cook
James Cook
Born : November 7, 1728, Marton-in-Cleveland, United Kingdom
Died : February 14, 1779, Kealakekua Bay, Hawaii, United States
Roald Amundsen
Roald Amundsen
Born : July 16, 1872, Borge, Ostfold
Died : June 1928, Barents Sea