[2015] Gul Khan: History Timeline

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[2015] Gul Khan: History Timeline

Amerigo Vespucci

March 9, 1451Amerigo Vespucci is born in spain

1483Amerigo became a steward in the house of Lorenzo de Medici

1496 Vespucci became manager of the Sevilla agency

1505Amerigo Vespucci married Maria Cerezo

February 22,1512Amerigo died in Seville,Spain because of a disease called Malaria

LifeAmerigo Vespucci was born on March 9, 1451.His parents,Ser Nastagio and Lisabetta Mini,were friends with the very wealthy Medici family,who ruled Italy from the 1400s to 1737.

ExplorationIn his exploration,Amerigo seeked a path from Europe to Asia going west.What he found was a place that he liked to call the "New World".It was later renamed "America",after its discoverer.This trip was sponsored by Italy.

Fun Facts.In 1492 Amerigo Vespucci helped to prepare Christopher Columbus' ships to sail to the New World.Amerigo Vespucci's fleet reached South America in five weeks, and arrived back in Spain in October of 1498.Amerigo Vespucci became ill with malaria in Seville, Spain, in 1512 and He died on February 22nd, 1512 at the age of 58.In 1931 Italy built a ship in honor of Amerigo Vespucci. It was named Amerigo Vespucci.On June 10th, 1503 Amerigo Vespucci set sail again, this time with the Portuguese flag and No new discoveries were made and he returned to Portugal in 1504

why was his discovery importantHis discovery was important because a whole bunch of peole had gotten/claimed acres of land.


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