Foreign Travellers in Medieval India

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foreign travelers william hawkins thomas roe vasco da gama in india nicolo conti visited vijayanagar

Name

Country

Time

Ruler or Dynasty

Book or Remarks  

Al-Masudi

Arab

957

 

Muruj-ul-Zehab

Alberuni

Uzbekistan

1024-30

Sultan Mahmud

Tahqiqi-Hind

Marco Polo

Italy

1288-92

Pandya

Kakatiya

Book of Sir Marco Polo

Ibne-Batuta

Morocco

1333-42

Mohammad Bin Tughlaq

Rehla

Shihabuddin al-Umari

Damascus

1348

 

Masalik albsar fi-mamalik al-amsar

Nicolo Conti

Italy

1420-22

Dev Ray I

 

Tsang Hi (Mahuan)

China

1421-31

Jalaluddin of Bengal

 

Abdur Razzak

Iran

1442-43

Dev Ray II

 

Athnasius Niketin

Russia

1470-74

Mohammad III, Bahmani

 

Vasco da Gama

Portugal

1498

Zamorin

 

Ludovico de Varthema

Italy

 

Gujrat, Vijayanagar

 

Duarte Barbosa

Portugal

1500-16

Krishna Dev Ray

 

Domingo’s Paes

Portugal

1520-22

Krishna Dev Ray

 

Nuniz

Portugal

1535-37

Achyut Dev Ray

 

Anthony Monserrate

Portugal

1578-82

Akbar

 

Ralph Fitch

England

1585-91

Akbar

 

John Mildenhall

England

1603

Akbar

1st recorded burial of an Englishman in India

Ceaser Fredriseh

 

 

Vijay Nagar

 

John Linscoten

Dutch

 

Vijay Nagar

 

Lama Taranath

Tibet

 

Eastern India

 

William Hawkins

England

1608-13

Jahangir

King James I

William Fisch

England

1608-12

Jahangir

 

John Jurdan

Portugal

1608-17

Jahangir

 

Nicholos Doughton

England

1608-15

Jahangir

 

Nicholos Withurgton

England

1612-16

Jahangir

 

Thomas Coryat

England

1612-17

Jahangir

 

Thomas Roe

England

1615-19

Jahangir

King James I

Pal Canning

England

1615-25

Jahangir

 

Edward Terry

England

1616-19

Jahangir

 

Francisco Paelsert

Dutch

1620-27

Jahangir

 

Pietra Della Velle

Italy

1622-60

Jahangir

 

John Loyatt

Dutch

1626-33

Shahjahan

 

John Fryer

England

1627

Shahjahan

 

Peter Mundy

Italy

1630-34

Shahjahan

 

John Albert de Mandesto

Germany

1638

visited Surat

 

Baptiste Tavernier

France

1641-87

Shahjahan

Aurangzeb

 

Nicolao Manucci

Italy

1656-87

Dara Shikoh

 

François Bernier

France

1658-68

Aurangzeb

Physician of Dara Sikho

Jean de Thevnot

France

1666-68

Aurangzeb

 

John Fryer

English

1672-81

Surat and Bombay

 

Gammilly Careri

Italy

1695-97

Bijapur

 

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