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Hernán Cortés

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In 2019 Planeta.com spotlights the 500th anniversary of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire. We will follow the timeline of the expedition led by Hernán Cortés.

Elsewhere on the Web
https://www.economist.com/christmas-specials/2014/12/17/on-the-trail-of-hernan-cortes
https://www.history.com/topics/exploration/hernan-cortes
https://www.tripline.net/trip/The_Journey_of_Hernan_Cortes-5214410504011006B049B37101E423CE

Wikipedia: Hernán Cortés de Monroy y Pizarro Altamirano, Marquis of the Valley of Oaxaca; 1485 – December 2, 1547) was a Spanish Conquistador who led an expedition that caused the fall of the Aztec Empire and brought large portions of what is now mainland Mexico under the rule of the King of Castile in the early 16th century. Cortés was part of the generation of Spanish colonizers who began the first phase of the Spanish colonization of the Americas.

Images
British Library: Hernando Cortes landing in Mexico in 1519, met by natives; with foliate borders and a portrait of Cortes in a medallion.’
Untitled - caption: 'Hernando Cortes landing in Mexico in 1519, met by natives; with foliate borders and a portrait of Cortes in a medallion.'

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