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Encyclopedia > Juan Díaz de Solís

Juan Díaz de Solís, (Lebrija, This article is about the city in Spain. For the place in the U.S. state of Ohio see Seville, Ohio and for the automobile see Cadillac Seville. Seville (Spanish: Sevilla) is the artistic, cultural, and financial capital of southern Spain, crossed by the river Guadalquivir. It is the capital... Seville, Years: 1467 1468 1469 - 1470 - 1471 1472 1473 Decades: 1440s 1450s 1460s - 1470s - 1480s 1490s 1500s Centuries: 14th century - 15th century - 16th century Events May 15 - Charles VIII of Sweden who had served three terms as King of Sweden dies. Sten Sture the Elder becomes Regent of Sweden. October - A... 1470 - This page discusses the estuary. For the football (soccer) team, see Club Atlético River Plate. A satellite view of the estuary The River Plate (Spanish: Río de la Plata) is the estuary formed from the combination of the Uruguay River and the Parana River. It is a funnel... Rio de la Plata, Years: 1513 1514 1515 - 1516 - 1517 1518 1519 Decades: 1480s 1490s 1500s - 1510s - 1520s 1530s 1540s Centuries: 15th century - 16th century - 17th century Contents // 1 Events 2 Literature 3 Births 4 Deaths Events March - With the death of Ferdinand II of Aragon, his grandson Charles of Ghent becomes King of... 1516), The Kingdom of Spain or Spain (Spanish: Reino de España or España; Catalan: Regne dEspanya; Basque: Espainiako Erresuma; Galician: Reino de España; Asturian: Reinu dEspaña) is a country located in the southwest of Europe. It shares the Iberian Peninsula with Portugal, Gibraltar and Andorra... Spanish For the WWW browsers of the same name, see Netscape Navigator and Mozilla. A navigator is the person onboard a ship responsible for the navigation of the vessel. On aircraft, the position may also be referred to as a flight officer. The navigators responsibilities include planning the journey, advising... navigator and See also explorations, sea explorers, astronaut, conquistador, travelogue, the History of Science and Technology and Biography. Contents: Top - A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Charles Albanel (1616-1696), Canada... explorer.


He was navigator on expeditions to the The Yucatán Peninsula separates the Caribbean Sea from the Gulf of Mexico. It comprises part of Mexico, the nation of Belize, and Guatemalas northern territory of El Petén. The Yucatán peninsula roughly coincides with the zone of influence of the Pre-Columbian Maya civilization. Ethnic Maya... Yucatan in Years: 1503 1504 1505 - 1506 - 1507 1508 1509 Decades: 1470s 1480s 1490s - 1500s - 1510s 1520s 1530s Centuries: 15th century - 16th century - 17th century Contents // 1 Events 2 Births 3 Deaths 4 Heads of states Events Leonardo da Vinci completes the Mona Lisa. Hernán Cortés, conquistador, arrives in the... 1506 and For other uses, see Brazil (disambiguation). The Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil in Portuguese) is the largest and most populous country in South America_ it is actually larger than mainland USA. Spanning a vast area between the central South America and the Uruguay, Argentina, Paraguay, Peru... Brazil in Years: 1505 1506 1507 - 1508 - 1509 1510 1511 Decades: 1470s 1480s 1490s - 1500s - 1510s 1520s 1530s Centuries: 15th century - 16th century - 17th century Events February - Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor attacks Venice June 6 - Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor is defeated in Friulia by Venetian forces; he is forced to... 1508 with Vicente Yáñez Pinzón. He becoming pilot-major in Years: 1509 1510 1511 - 1512 - 1513 1514 1515 Decades: 1480s 1490s 1500s - 1510s - 1520s 1530s 1540s Centuries: 15th century - 16th century - 17th century Events April 11 - Battle of Ravenna. French forces under Gaston de Foix, Duc de Nemours defeat the Spanish under Raymond of Cardona, but Gaston is killed in... 1512 following the death of For the Italian ship named after Vespucci, see Amerigo Vespucci (ship). Amerigo Vespucci (Florence, March 9, 1454–Seville, February 22, 1512) was a Italian merchant, navigator, and sea explorer who voyaged to and wrote about the Americas. His exploratory journeys along the eastern coastline of South America convinced him... Amerigo Vespucci. Two years after appointment to this office, Díaz de Solís prepared an expedition to explore the southern part of the new continent. His three ships and with a crew of 70 men sailed from Sanlúcar de Barrameda is a Spanish city in the northwestern part of the Cadiz province. It is located at the mouth of the Guadalquivir river. It borders Doñana National Park. Sanlúcar is known for its seafood and sherry wine. The citys official home page is: http... Sanlucar de Barrameda on October 8 is the 281st day of the year (282nd in leap years). There are 84 days remaining in the year. October Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa   1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20... October 8, Years: 1512 1513 1514 - 1515 - 1516 1517 1518 Decades: 1480s 1490s 1500s - 1510s - 1520s 1530s 1540s Centuries: 15th century - 16th century - 17th century Contents // 1 Events 2 Year in topics 3 Births 4 Deaths Events June - Invasion of Persia by Sultan Selim I of the Ottoman Empire. August 23 - Battle... 1515. He followed the eastern coast as far as the mouth of the This page discusses the estuary. For the football (soccer) team, see Club Atlético River Plate. A satellite view of the estuary The River Plate (Spanish: Río de la Plata) is the estuary formed from the combination of the Uruguay River and the Parana River. It is a funnel... Rio de la Plata. He reached and named the Rio de la Plata in February 1516 and sailed up river to the confluence of the The Uruguay River (Spanish: Rio Uruguay) is a river in South America. The river flows from North to South and makes boundary with Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay. It forms, with the Parana River, the River Plate estuary. The Rio Uruguay is navigable from around Salto Chico. Its name comes, as... Uruguay River and Paraná Rivers with two officers and seven men.


The little party had not proceeded far when they were ambushed and was killed by native Formerly a tribe in southern South America, the Charrua were slowly killed and integrated into the prevailing cultures of Brazil following the arrival of European settlers. There are few full-blooded Charrua remaining, though physical traces of their ancestry are sometimes noted in the inhabitants of their former strongholds. The... Charrua indians. Díaz de Solís and most of his folIowers were killed, and the expedition ended. His brother-in-law, Francisco de Torres, took charge of the ships and returned to Spain.


See also

  • See also explorations, sea explorers, astronaut, conquistador, travelogue, the History of Science and Technology and Biography. Contents: Top - A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Charles Albanel (1616-1696), Canada... List of explorers
  • This article lists the explorations in history. For the documentary Explorations, powered by Duracell, see Explorations (TV) Some most important explorations (in chronological order) : Exploration When Who (explorer) Around western Europe to Thule Island about 330 BC Pytheas of Marsailles the Middle East and India 325-280 BC Alexander... Explorations

 
 

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