Sites and pages devoted to Amerigo Vespucci (1451-1512). Italian explorer who sailed the coast of Venezuela and for whom the American continents are named.
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A biographical article from the Catholic Encyclopedia.
About.com's geography story of the man for whom America is named.
Letter of Amerigo Vespucci
An account of his 1497 voyage, from the Modern History Sourcebook.
Why was America named after Amerigo Vespucci?
An informative column from The Straight Dope. (September 16, 1994)
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