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Hernan Cortes
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 Conquistador who led an expedition ...

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The Siege of Tenochtitlan, the capital of the Aztec Empire, was a decisive event in the Spanish conquest of Mexico. It occurred in 1521 following extensive manipulation of local factions and exploitation of preexisting divisions by Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés, .... It is possible he feared losing his life or political power.

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Hernan Cortes was an explorer who eventually defeated the Aztec people and brought Mexico under Spanish rule. This is a timeline of his life.

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In 1519, a 34-year old soldier with little military experience named Hernan Cortes defeated the Aztec Empire with only 500 men. Find out how he...

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Interesting Picture, Timeline, Facts and information about Hernando Cortes; Short Biography about the life of Hernando Cortes - Spanish Conquistador and ...

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Apr 28, 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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Oct 20, 2015 ... This timeline shows the major dates of Hernan Cortes' ruthless destruction of the Aztec Empire in 1521.

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Hernando Cortes conquered the Aztec empire in 1519 and built Mexico City, which became the Spanish stronghold in the New World.

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In this brief Hernan Cortez biography, we'll try to learn a bit more about the .... on Hernando Cortés 2007; PBS timeline entry Hernan Cortes Arrives in Mexico; ...