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Leif Eriksson - Biography - Explorer - Biography.com

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Read accounts of Icelandic explorer Leif Eriksson, the second son of Erik the Red, and possibly the first European to reach North America, on Biography.com.
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Vasco Nunes de Balboa - The Mariners' Museum | EXPLORATION through the AGES

Vasco Nunes de Balboa - The Mariners' Museum | EXPLORATION through the AGES | WMS European Explorers | Scoop.it
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Vasco Núñez de Balboa - Biography - Explorer - Biography.com

Vasco Núñez de Balboa - Biography - Explorer - Biography.com | WMS European Explorers | Scoop.it
Set sail with Biography.com and learn more about explorer and conquistador Vasco Núñez de Balboa, who became the first European to see the Pacific Ocean.
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Jacques Cartier - Exploration - HISTORY.com

Jacques Cartier - Exploration - HISTORY.com | WMS European Explorers | Scoop.it
Find out more about the history of Jacques Cartier, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com
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Henry Hudson - The Mariners' Museum | EXPLORATION through the AGES

Henry Hudson - The Mariners' Museum | EXPLORATION through the AGES | WMS European Explorers | Scoop.it
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Be sure to use the menu on the right side to learn about Hudson's different voyages.

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Henry Hudson - Biography - Explorer - Biography.com

Henry Hudson - Biography - Explorer - Biography.com | WMS European Explorers | Scoop.it
The Hudson Bay and Hudson River are named after intrepid English explorer Henry Hudson. Learn more at Biography.com.
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Amerigo Vespucci - Exploration - HISTORY.com

Amerigo Vespucci - Exploration - HISTORY.com | WMS European Explorers | Scoop.it
Find out more about the history of Amerigo Vespucci, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com
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The Mariners' Museum | EXPLORATION through the AGES

The Mariners' Museum | EXPLORATION through the AGES | WMS European Explorers | Scoop.it
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Vasco da Gama - Biography - Explorer - Biography.com

Vasco da Gama - Biography - Explorer - Biography.com | WMS European Explorers | Scoop.it
Vasco da Gama was a Portuguese explorer and the first person to navigate a route to the East and India. Learn more at Biography.com.
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Francisco Pizarro - Exploration - HISTORY.com

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Find out more about the history of Francisco Pizarro, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com
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How Cortés Became a Conquistador

How Cortés Became a Conquistador | WMS European Explorers | Scoop.it
A biography of Hernán Cortés, a Spanish Conquistador who, with dwindling provisions and 600 soldiers, was able to defeat the mighty Aztec Empire and its tens if not hundreds of thousands of warriors. Later, Cortes served as governor of New Spain and was given the title of Marquis by the King of Spain.
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Hernán Cortés - Biography - Explorer, Military Leader - Biography.com

Hernán Cortés - Biography - Explorer, Military Leader - Biography.com | WMS European Explorers | Scoop.it
Hernán Cortés was a Spanish conquistador and the man who won Mexico for Spain. Learn about his expeditions on Biography.com.
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Ferdinand Magellan: Facts & Biography

Ferdinand Magellan: Facts & Biography | WMS European Explorers | Scoop.it
Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan led the first voyage around the world.
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Leif Eriksson - Exploration - HISTORY.com

Leif Eriksson - Exploration - HISTORY.com | WMS European Explorers | Scoop.it
Find out more about the history of Leif Eriksson, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com
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Vasco Núñez de Balboa - Exploration - HISTORY.com

Vasco Núñez de Balboa - Exploration - HISTORY.com | WMS European Explorers | Scoop.it
Find out more about the history of Vasco Núñez de Balboa, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com
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Jacques Cartier - The Mariners' Museum | EXPLORATION through the AGES

Jacques Cartier - The Mariners' Museum | EXPLORATION through the AGES | WMS European Explorers | Scoop.it
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Jacques Cartier - Biography - Explorer - Biography.com

Jacques Cartier - Biography - Explorer - Biography.com | WMS European Explorers | Scoop.it
French explorer Jacques Cartier is known chiefly for exploring the St. Lawrence River and giving Canada its name. Learn more at Biography.com.
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Henry Hudson - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

Henry Hudson - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com | WMS European Explorers | Scoop.it
Find out more about the history of Henry Hudson, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com
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Amerigo Vespucci: Facts, Biography & Naming of America

Amerigo Vespucci: Facts, Biography & Naming of America | WMS European Explorers | Scoop.it
America was named after Amerigo Vespucci, an explorer who first recognized that the lands in the New World were previously unknown continents.
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Amerigo Vespucci - Biography - Explorer - Biography.com

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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 Biography.com.
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Vasco da Gama - Exploration - HISTORY.com

Vasco da Gama - Exploration - HISTORY.com | WMS European Explorers | Scoop.it
Find out more about the history of Vasco da Gama, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com
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Biography of Francisco Pizarro

Biography of Francisco Pizarro | WMS European Explorers | Scoop.it
Francisco Pizarro was a Spanish conquistador who led the expedition in 1532 that defeated the mighty Inca Empire of Peru. He ruled Peru as an agent of the King of Spain for almost ten years before he was assassinated in Lima.
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Francisco Pizarro - Biography - Explorer - Biography.com

Francisco Pizarro - Biography - Explorer - Biography.com | WMS European Explorers | Scoop.it
Conquistador Francisco Pizarro helped Vasco Núñez de Balboa discover the Pacific Ocean, and was responsible for conquering Peru. Learn more at Biography.com.
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BBC - History - Hernando Cortés

BBC - History - Hernando Cortés | WMS European Explorers | Scoop.it
Discover facts about Hernando Cortes - the Spanish conquistador who conquered the Aztec empire. This brief biography takes you through his life story from birth to death.
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That Ferdinand Magellan Sure Had a Fascinating Life

That Ferdinand Magellan Sure Had a Fascinating Life | WMS European Explorers | Scoop.it
A biography of the life of Ferdinand Magellan, the Portuguese explorer who is credited with circumnavigating the earth.
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