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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

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

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Apr 27, 2017 ... Find out more about the voyages of Florentine explorer Amerigo Vespucci, including how his exploration of the New World led him to become ...

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Italian navigator Amerigo Vespucci was inspired by a conversation with Christopher Columbus to sail to the New World. Learn more Vespucci about his ...

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

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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.

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Amerigo Vespucci: 1454? Florence, Italy 1512 Sevilla, Spain merchant and explorer-navigator who took part in early voyages to the New World (1499–1500,  ...

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

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Amerigo Vespucci | PBS World Explorers. Amerigo Vespucci was the first person to realize that the land across the Atlantic was not Asia, but a new continent.