It is said that he had six sons and one daughter.
The explorer that I choose is Vasco da Gama. Vasco da Gama is a famous Portuguese sailor which sailed past the southern tip of Africa and reached India in a short period of time. Vasco da Gama is a fascinating sailor. In that time he was not only a Sailor but also a military commander!
As a matter of fact, he went to school most likely in the town of Evora. He studied Astronamy and Navigation.