Hernando Cortes Explorer

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Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
Hernando cortes
Dec 1st, 1485
Cortes is born. Cortes is born in Medellin Spain
Oct 27th, 1504
Cortes is expelled from school. Cortes was expelled from Salamanca University which gave him the inspiration to travel.
Spanish ships of hernando cortes sailing to mexico c 1519
Nov 1st, 1504
Cortes travels to the West Indies Cortes traveled to the West Indies where Velasques, the governer, gave him command of a fleet and sent on a voyage of discovery.
Nov 27th, 1511
Cortes spends years farming Cortes spends many years farming, mining and taking care of livestock.
1095 yucatanmap
Nov 18th, 1518
Cortes lands on the Mexican coast. Cortes lands on the Mexican coast and gains leadership over the Totonics and Tlaxcalans tribes.
Nov 18th, 1519
Cortes enters Mexico city. Montezuma the sovereign of the country welcomed him and took him as his leader.
Nov 27th, 1521
Cortes gains power over Mexico The emperor, emporess , the ministers and whole court were in his power.
Oct 1st, 1533
Cortes discovers the peninsula of California He discovers the peninsula of California but then returned to Spain.
Dec 2nd, 1547
Cortes dies While living in Spain Cortes passes away.