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Vasco da Gama Admiral of the Seas of Arabia, Persia, India and all the Orient

Vasco da Gama Admiral of the Seas of Arabia, Persia, India and all the Orient

Vasco da Gama Admiral of the Seas of Arabia, Persia, India and all the Orient


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On returning to Portugal after discovering the sea route to India Vasco da Gama was granted substantial hereditary royal pension of 300,000 reis and estates. On January 30, 1502, he was given the title of Almirante dos mares de Arabia, Persia, India e de todo o Oriente („Admiral of the Seas of Arabia, Persia, India and all the Orient”) .

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