Dec 1, 1485
Cortes is born.Cortes is born in Medellin Spain
Oct 27, 1504
Cortes is expelled from school.Cortes was expelled from Salamanca University which gave him the inspiration to travel.
Nov 1, 1504
Cortes travels to the West IndiesCortes traveled to the West Indies where Velasques, the governer, gave him command of a fleet and sent on a voyage of discovery.
Nov 27, 1511
Cortes spends years farmingCortes spends many years farming, mining and taking care of livestock.
Nov 18, 1518
Cortes lands on the Mexican coast.Cortes lands on the Mexican coast and gains leadership over the Totonics and Tlaxcalans tribes.
Nov 18, 1519
Cortes enters Mexico city.Montezuma the sovereign of the country welcomed him and took him as his leader.
Nov 27, 1521
Cortes gains power over MexicoThe emperor, emporess , the ministers and whole court were in his power.
Oct 1, 1533
Cortes discovers the peninsula of CaliforniaHe discovers the peninsula of California but then returned to Spain.
Dec 2, 1547
Cortes diesWhile living in Spain Cortes passes away.