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Person: CORTÉS, Hernán  (1485-1547)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
Hernán CORTÉS
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
Spanish soldier and explorer; subject of lantern slides
Main period of activity
N/A
Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
Slides showing image of this person
slide image -- Portrait of Hernando Cortesslide image -- Hernando Cortes before Charles Vslide image -- Hernando Cortes burning his ships
Slide set reference

image appears in: Spanish historical portraits and relics: and Spanish history as depicted by Spanish artists (lecture: Newton & Co., 163 slides, in/before 1913)

Notes

His full name was Hernán Cortés de Monroy y Pizarro

Lucerna ID  6004262

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 29 August 2016

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