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us: Cortés, Hernán, 1485-1547

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    • us: Cortés, Hernando, 1485-1547
    • us: Valle de Oaxaca, Hernando Cortés, marqués del, 1485-1547
    • us: Valle, Hernando Cortés, marqués del, 1485-1547
    • us: Cortéz, Hernán, 1485-1547
    • us: Cortés, Fernando, 1485-1547
    • us: Oaxaca, Hernando Cortés, marqués del Valle de, 1485-1547
    • us: De Oaxaca, Hernando Cortés, marqués del Valle, 1485-1547
    • us: Cortez, Fernand, 1485-1547
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        (naf) Medellín (Spain)
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        (naf) Castilleja de la Cuesta (Spain)
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        (lcsh) Conquerors
          (lcsh) Soldiers
            (lcsh) Explorers
        • Sources

          • found: Encicl. univ. ilus. (Cortés, Hernán)
          • found: Encycl. Britannica (Cortés, Hernán or Hernando, 1485-1547)
          • found: Histoire de la conquête du Mexique, ou de la Nouvelle Espagne, 1692: t.p. (Fernand Cortez)
          • found: Britannica online, Nov. 26, 2012 (Hernán Cortés, marqués del Valle de Oaxaca, Cortés also spelled Cortéz; born 1485, Medellín, near Mérida, Extremadura, Castile; died Dec. 2, 1547, Castilleja de la Cuesta, near Sevilla; Spanish conquistador who overthrew the Aztec empire and won Mexico for the crown of Spain)
          • found: Wikipedia, Nov. 27, 2012 (Hernán Cortés de Monroy y Pizarro, 1st Marquis of the Valley of Oaxaca; born 1485; died December 2, 1547; Spanish Conquistador who led an expedition that caused the fall of the Aztec Empire and brought large portions of mainland Mexico under the rule of the King of Castile in the early 16th century. Cortés was part of the generation of Spanish colonizers that began the first phase of the Spanish colonization of the Americas)
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          • 1980-11-03: new
          • 2014-09-09: revised
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