7 Greatest Explorers of the world-Courageous mens

Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.

No Person in this world is same.Every person is different from everyone,their thoughts,their interest,their passion,their jobs,their character..all these differ from person to person.In that case there are many people who had interest in travelling,passion of adventuring..They decide to Explore Unknown.

Travelling is the Best way to broaden one’s knowledge about the world

Here is a List of 7 famous explorer’s who risked their lives to make their contribution for the sake of mankind.

1.Christopher Columbus

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Place : Italy

Period : 1451-1506

Famous for : Discovery and colonization of America

His 1st journey was in 492 to the Bahamas.He crossed he atlantic ocean several times and established trade lines between Europe and America.Columbus was actually aiming for the East India and insisted until the end of his life that he  landed in Asia.

2.Neil Armstrong

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Place : Ohio

Period : 1930-2012

Famous for : First man to walk on the moon

In 1969 at 10:56PM Neil Armstrong become the first man to step foot on the moon.His famous saying

That’s one small step for a man ,one gaint leap for Mankind

3.Vasco da Gama

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Place : Portuguese

Period : 1460-1524

Famous for :Voyage to India

He was the first European to reach India by sea.The Portuguese explorer has crossed Atlantic and Indian ocean to reach Calicut,kerala(East).He was also the first man to sail across the cape of good hope .This was one of the most significant event in the Imperial History

4.Marco polo

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Place : Venice,Italy

Period : 1254-1324

Famous for : Exploring Asia

He is one Pioneer of Explorers an inspiration for many other Explorers.He led his mission into the major areas of India,China and Japan.The path he took is now known as Silk Route

5.Ferdinand Megellan

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Place : Portugal

Period : 1480-1521

Famous for : The first Journey to go around the world

Megellan was the first man to set off on a journey to go around the world and find sea route that would help other to explore the planet as well.The water way he did this is named as the Straight of Megellan

6.James Cook

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Place :Britain

Period : 1728-1779

Famous For : Discovery of Hawaiian Islands

On his Voyage he discovered Australia circumnavigated Newzealand and Hawaii.He had an Extensive travel,he visited all 7 continents crossed both the poles and sailed all oceans

 

 

7.Edmund Hilary

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Place : Newzealand

Period : 1919-2008

Famous For : Being first to reach the summit of Mount Everest

Edmund Hilary and his friend Tenzing Nargay were the first known climbers ever to make it to the peak of Mount Everest in 1953.He also reached both North pole and South pole.He later found Himalayan trust to help Sherpa people of Nepal

 

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