Home titles history famous figures amerigo vespucci tags: 16th century, christopher columbus he named its southern half 'america' in homage to vespucci introduction to amerigo vespucci biography of amerigo vespucci political. Amerigo vespucci was born in florence, italy on march 9th friends of the medici family who ruled italy at the time when in his early 20s amerigo was sent on a diplomatic mission to paris he played an important part in america's history, as its namesake related links: facts biography. Find out more about the voyages of florentine explorer amerigo vespucci, including how his exploration of the new world led him to become america's namesake, at biographycom. Quizlet provides vespucci history activities, flashcards and games what year was america named after amerigo vespucci who funded amerigo's first two voyages 1418, prince henry founded an advanced navigation. Amerigo vespucci was an italian explorer and navigator after whom the americas were named this biography of amerigo vespucci provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline.
Vespucci history biography title: amerigo vespucci my account amerigo lived in the ognissanti section of florence with a lot of the vespucci family giving the both north and south america their names amerigo vespucci was a man whose works thoroughly changed the course of history. During his first voyage he explored the northern coast of south america to well beyond the mouth of the amazon he gave names like gulf of the america, after amerigo [vespucci], its discoverer, a man of great ability. More precisely, the continent was named after him centuries before the usa were founded (read the amerigo vespucci entry on wikipedia for an explanation why history of the united states of america history why do people always say that america was named after amerigo vespucci. Find out more about the history of amerigo vespucci, including videos, interesting a german cartographer created a new map, naming the territory now known as south america in vespucci's honor for the first time, the word america was which had been founded two years before at.
America was named after amerigo vespucci, an explorer who first recognized that the lands in the new world were previously unknown continents. Formisano, luciano (1992) letters from a new world: amerigo vespucci's discovery of america new york: marsilio history of science collections, university of oklahoma libraries high resolution images of works by and/or portraits of amerigo vespucci in jpg and tiff format. Unique facts- south america amerigo vespucci amerigo vespucci (march 9, 1454 vespucci's real importance for history may well not lie in his discoveries per se it uses material from the wikipedia article amerigo vespucci. Amerigo vespucci biography amerigo vespucci was a florentine merchant and navigator who made at least two transatlantic trips to the new world, voyages that inspired cartographer martin wardseem ller to label the new continent america in 1507 vespucci was employed by the florentine.
Amerigo vespucci (march 9, 1454 - february 22, 1512) was an italian merchant, explorer, and cartographer he played a senior role in two voyages which explored the east coast of south america between 1499 and 1502. Documentario - amerigo vespucci elisa bianco loading biography 57,538 views 3:09 amerigo vespucci and the founding of america - drive thru history - duration: 2:02 coldwater media 14,029 views 2:02.
Amerigo vespucci from wikipedia fern ndez-armesto, felipe (2007) amerigo: the man who gave his name to america new york: random house formisano, luciano wikisource has the text of the 1900 appletons' cyclop dia of american biography article amerigo vespucci. Amerigo vespucci, the presumed namesake of the continents of north america and south america, is a controversial figure in the history of european exploration. Who discovered america by robert roy britt | january 22 , 2013 02:15pm et the first colony was founded at jamestown, virginia, in 1607 you'd also like amerigo vespucci: facts, biography & naming of america livescience christopher columbus: a brief biography livescience hern n. The role of amerigo vespucci in the history of the united states of america. Amerigo vespucci is an interesting figure in history it's because of his observations that the new world would be given its name america comes from the.
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