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Amerigo Vespucci
Amerigo Vespucci was a Florentine merchant and navigator who made at least two transatlantic trips to the New World, voyages that inspired cartographer Martin Wardseemüller to label the new continent "America" in 1507. Vespucci was employed by... More »
Born: March 9, 1454 (age 563), Florence, Italy
Died: February 22, 1512


Amerigo Vespucci was an Italian explorer, financier, navigator and cartographer who first demonstrated that Brazil and the West Indies did not represent Asia's ...


Apr 28, 2017 ... Find out more about the voyages of Florentine explorer Amerigo Vespucci, including how his exploration of the New World led him to become ...


Find out more about the history of Amerigo Vespucci, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on ...


Amerigo Vespucci realized the land he was exploring was a separate continent and not part of Asia, as he and many others believed at the time.


Jan 10, 2014 ... Italian explorer Amerigo Vespucci is best known for his namesake: the continents of North and South America. But why were these continents ...


Amerigo Vespucci was born in the United States of America around the year 1451. His parents named him after the wonderful country in which he was born.


Amerigo Vespucci, (born 1454?, Florence, Italy—died 1512, Sevilla, Spain), merchant and explorer-navigator who took part in early voyages to the New World ...


Our country's named after the Italian navigator Amerigo Vespucci instead of the Italian navigator Christopher Columbus. But why? Who was Amerigo Vespucci, ...


The role of Amerigo Vespucci in the history of the United States of America.