Vasco da Gama was born in 1460 Sines, Alentejo, Kingdom of Portugal. He has a wife named Catarina de Ataide. He also had 6 sons and 1 daughter. They are Cristovaoda da Gama, Estevao da Gama, Alvaro`d Ataide Gama, Francisco da Gama, Pedro de Silva da Gama, Paulo da Gama, Isabel d Ataide da Gama
Vasco da Gama followed Dias route and went farther
He sailed on his boat Sao Gabrile
Vasco da Gama was the first european explorer to reach India
He was the first to start at Europe then go to India
December 24 Kochi, Portuguese, India 1524. His resting place is in the Monastery of the Hieronymites, Lisbon, Portugal.