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About Amerigo Vespucci
Amerigo Vespucci was a famous Italian merchant, explorer and navigator, who is noted to have played a vital role in the two popular voyages of the "Age of Discovery", which was approximately between the start of the 15th century until the middle of the 17th century.
His first voyage, which he went on behalf of Spain, was between 1499 and 1500, while the second, on behalf of Portugal, was between 1501 and 1502.
He was born to father, Nastagio Vespucci, who worked for the Money-Changers Guild as a notary. His mother is Lisa Giovanni. His siblings include; Agnoletta, Antonio, Gerolamo, and Bernardo Vespucci. He got married to Maria Cerezo in 1505 and they both stayed married till his death in 1512.
America was named from his first name "Americus".
Vespucci met and had a conversation with Christopher Columbus in 1496.
He is sometimes referred to as the first explorer to discover the mouth of the Amazon River.
His most successful voyage was between 1501 and 1502.
He is mostly accused of stealing other explorers' credits.
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Amerigo Vespucci's Popularity
Amerigo Vespucci was a famous Italian explorer, who was born on March 9, 1454. As a person born on this date, Amerigo Vespucci is listed in our database as the 49th most popular celebrity for the day (March 9).
People born on March 9 fall under the Zodiac sign of Pisces, the Fish. Amerigo Vespucci is the 1385th most popular Pisces.
Aside from information specific to Amerigo Vespucci's birthday, Amerigo Vespucci is the 161st most famous Italian.
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