The Portuguese were the first European to arrive India and last European to leave India.
Who were the first and the last European to arrive in India?
Answer: Only a few years later, near the end of the 15th century, Portuguese sailor Vasco da Gama became the first European to re-establish direct trade links with India since Roman times by being the first to arrive by circumnavigating Africa. There’s no last because Many European Tourist come to India Now-a-days.
Who is the real founder of Portuguese in India?
Afonso de Albuquerque
|His Lordship Afonso de Albuquerque|
|Succeeded by||Lopo Soares de Albergaria|
|Born||Afonso de Albuquerque c. 1453 Alhandra, Kingdom of Portugal|
|Died||16 December 1515 (aged c. 62) Goa, Portuguese India|
Who Ruled India most?
List of largest empires in India
|Empire||Approximate maximum extent (Area in km²)||Approximate date of maximum extent|
|Maurya Empire||3,400,000–5,000,000||261 BC or 250 BC|
|Republic of India (for comparison)||3,287,263||–|