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Hernan Cortes (also Hernando Cortez) was a Spanish explorer who took Mexico from the Aztecs in 1521. He first sailed from Spain in 1504 on a voyage to Santo Domingo, where he lived until joining Diego Velazquez in conquering Cuba in 1511. Cortes led a for... More »
Born: 1485, Medellin, Spain
Died: 1547

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Hernán Cortés de Monroy y Pizarro Altamirano, Marquis of the Valley of Oaxaca was a Spanish ... Born in Medellín, Spain, to a family of lesser nobility, Cortés chose to pursue a livelihood in the New World. He went to Hispaniola and later to  ...

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Apr 27, 2017 ... Hernán Cortés was a Spanish conquistador and the man who won Mexico for Spain. Learn about his expeditions on Biography.com.

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Fascinating facts about the man who tried to bring down the Aztecs in this Hernan Cortez biography. Who was Hernan Cortes and what drove him to conquer?

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Born in Medellín, Spain, conquistador Hernán Cortés (c. 1485-1547) first served as a soldier in an expedition of Cuba led by Diego Velázquez in 1511.

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Hernando Cortes conquered the Aztec empire in 1519 and built Mexico City, which became the Spanish ... Name: Hernando Cortés ... Biography; Gallery ...

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Discover facts about Hernando Cortes - the Spanish conquistador who conquered the Aztec empire. This brief biography takes you through his life story from ...

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Kids learn about the biography and life of Spanish explorer and conquistador Hernan Cortes. He conquered the Aztec Empire.

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Fast facts about the exploration of America and the life of Hernando Cortes. Short Biography of Hernando Cortes. Facts, history and information about Hernando ...

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May 12, 2017 ... Hernán Cortés, marqués del Valle de Oaxaca, also called Hernando Cortés or Fernando Cortés, Cortés also spelled Cortéz (born 1485, ...