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Explorer amerigo vespucci historical events in the life of amerigo vespucci 1497-05-10 italian navigator amerigo vespucci leaves for his first voyage to the. I'll reply specifically for columbus i think the three best available biographies are: 1 admiral of the ocean sea by samuel eliot morison this to volume work is a. Find out more about the history of amerigo vespucci, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more get all the facts on. Childhood the father of amerigo vespucci was nastagio vespucci, and his uncle was the learned dominican giorgio antonio vespucci, who had charge of.
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The date of vespucci's birth, formerly much discussed, is now definitively established by the books of the ufficio delle tratte, preserved in the reale archivio di. Amerigo vespucci's most popular book is the first four voyages of amerigo amerigo vespucci – discover the man behind the legend: biography,. Explorer amerigo vespucci was born in 1451 in italy on his third voyage, he discovered present-day rio de janeiro believing he had discovered a new.
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Amerigo vespucci was an italian explorer, financier, navigator and cartographer born in the republic of florence, he became a. It is believed that amerigo vespucci was present when christopher columbus returned from his first expedition he was born and raised in. A florentine navigator and pilot major of castile, amerigo vespucci (1454-1512), for whom america is named, is no longer accused of having conspired to.
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