Hernán Cortés

Spanish conquistador

Connected Sites

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Gulf of California Gulf of California is called "Sea of Cortez" locally, because Hernan Cortes discovered Baja California in 1536
Kasbah of Algiers Volunteered at expedition to Algiers in 1541
Mexico City and Xochimilco Siege of Tenochtitlan (1521)
Popocatepetl monasteries Cuernavaca Cathedral: Building of the complex proper began in 1529 on land donated by Juana de Zúñiga de Cortés, Hernán Cortés’s wife (wiki)
Salamanca Studied for 4 years at University of Salamanca
Santo Domingo Registered as a citizen there in 1503
Trinidad and the Valley de los Ingenios visited 1518


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