Hernán Cortés

Spanish conquistador

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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


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