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Who came second in India?
Arrival of Portuguese in India
After staying in India for a period of three months Vasco da Gama returned with a rich cargo which he sold in the European market at an exorbitant price- 60 times the cost of his voyage. But soon Vasco da Gama came back to India for the second time in 1501 AD.
Who came first in India for trade?
Portuguese were the first Europeans to start trade with India. After the fall of Ottoman Empire and capture of Constantinople in 1453 it became difficult for Europeans to trade with India via land route.
Who is first king of India?
Ans: Chandragupta Maurya was the first king/ruler of Ancient India.
Who defeated Portuguese in India?
In 1961, the Indian army invaded the state after the Portuguese fired at Indian fishing boats, killing one fisherman. After 36 hours of air, sea and land strikes by the army, General Manuel Antonio Vassalo e Silva, governor general of Goa, signed the “instrument of surrender”, handing over Goan territory to India.
What attracted the Portuguese to India?
In India, Portugal established her trading settlements at Cochin, Goa, Diu, and Daman. From the beginning, the Portuguese combined the use of force with trade and they were helped by the superiority of their armed ships which enabled them to dominate the seas.
What is India called in Dutch?
van de Indianen, Mod.
Why did the Dutch leave India?
Netherland had got independence from Spanish Empire in 1581. Due to war of independence, the ports in Spain for Dutch were closed. This forced them to find out a route to India and east to enable direct trade.