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Amerigo vespucci, (born 1454, florence, italy—died 1512, sevilla, spain), merchant and explorer-navigator who took part in early voyages to the new world (1499–1500, 1501–02) and occupied the influential post of piloto mayor (“master navigator”) in sevilla (1508–12. Amerigo vespucci (1454 – 1512) was an italian explorer, navigator and cartographer, and the cousin of cristina vespucci. By vespucci and amerigo kindle edition amerigo vespucci: italian explorer of the americas amerigo vespucci: a primary source biography. A biography of amerigo vespucci, an italian explorer and navigator amerigo vespucci, italian exporer, navigator amerigo vespucci, italian exporer, navigator. Amerigo vespucci was an italian merchant, explorer and cartographer , after whom america is named he played a senior role in two voyages which explored the east coast of south america between 1499 and 1502 vespucci’s voyages became widely known in. Amerigo vespucci was an italian explorer born in florence, italy, in 1451 as a young teen vespucci was very intelligent and studied the stars and navigation.
Amerigo vespucci (italian pronunciation: [ameˈriːɡo vesˈputtʃi] march 9, 1454 – february 22, 1512) was an italian explorer, financier, navigator and cartographer who first demonstrated in about 1502 that brazil and the west indies did not represent asia's eastern outskirts as initially conjectured from columbus' voyages, but instead constituted an entirely separate landmass hitherto unknown to people of the old. Amerigo vespucci was a pioneering navigator and about amerigo vespucci amerigo vespucci was an italian introduction to amerigo vespucci biography of. 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.