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jun 15, 1500 - Pedro Alvares Cabral

Description:

Voyager- Pedro Alvares Cabral

Year of most famous voyage-1500

Country of origin- Born in 1497 at Belmonte, Portugal

Financed by- King Manuel I

Motivation- His motivation was to follow up Da Gama's pioneering voyage and Manuel funded him. He was also funded to make commercial ties and gain more land for Portugal. His plan was to sail southwest to pass the gulf of guinea

Where did he go? Brazil

Accomplishments- Pedro Cabral was the first European to reach Brazil.Then When he arrived at Brazil in 1500, he was friendly to the natives and was giving formal possession and authority of the island.

Fun Fact: He was a heir to a traditional service of the throne.

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Date:

jun 15, 1500
Now
~ 518 years ago
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