Vanuatu History

Vanuatu History

The islands, which were partially settled by Melanesians more than 3,000 years ago (around 1300 BC), were discovered in 1606 by the Spanish navigator P. F. de Quirós (rediscovered in 1768 by the French L. A. de Bougainville) and given the name by J. Cook in 1774 New Hebrides. Europeans have immigrated since the first […]