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Who sponsored Hernan Cortes's voyage?

In 1504 he sailed for Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic), moving to Cuba in 1511 where he assisted Diego Velázquez in his conquest of the island and made his reputation for courage and daring. In 1518 Cortés persuaded Velázquez, who was now governor, to make him commander of an expedition to Mexico.

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Similarly, it is asked, who paid for Hernan Cortes voyage?

Born around 1485, Hernán Cortés was a Spanish conquistador and explorer who defeated the Aztecs and claimed Mexico for Spain. He first set sail to the New World at the age of 19. Cortés later joined an expedition to Cuba. In 1518, he set off to explore Mexico.

Similarly, how did Hernan Cortes die? Pleurisy

Also know, what did Hernando Cortes discover?

Mexico Aztecs Baja California peninsula

Who were Hernan Cortes friends?

Cortés settled initially on the island of Santo Domingo (Hispaniola) but in 1511 joined an expedition to Cuba, where he became a municipal official and an intimate friend of Diego Velázquez, the governor of the island.

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