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Amerigo Vespucci

This article is about the explorer. For other uses, see Amerigo Vespucci (disambiguation). Amerigo Vespucci Posthumous portrait in the Giovio Series at the Uffizi in Florence, attributed to Cristofano dell’Altissimo Born March 9, 1454 Florence, Republic of Florence (Italy) …

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Christopher Columbus and the first contacts from Italy

The explorer Christopher Columbus made four trips across the Atlantic Ocean from Spain: in 1492, 1493, 1498 and 1502. He was determined to find a direct water route west from …

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