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Christopher Columbus – The final resting place in Seville

Italian explorer was born before 31 October 1451 in the territory of the Republic of Genoa. Columbus completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean that opened the

Captain James Cook – The end of the British explorer in Hawaii Island

He achieved the first recorded European contact with the eastern coastline of Australia and the Hawaiian Islands, and the first recorded circumnavigation of New Zealand. Cook joined

Ibn Battuta – The final place of the great traveler in Tangier

A Muslim Berber Moroccan scholar, and explorer who widely travelled the medieval world. Born into a family of Islamic legal scholars in Tangier, Morocco, on 25 February

Ferdinand Magellan – The end of the Portuguese explorer in Mactan Island

On 16 March 1521, Magellan sighted the islands of Philippines becoming the first European to reach the archipelago. Magellan landed on the island of Homonhon and befriended

Vasco da Gama – Malaria kills the Portuguese explorer in Kochi

Setting out in April 1524, with a fleet of fourteen ships, Vasco da Gama took as his flagship the famous large carrack Santa Catarina do Monte Sinai

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