Person record: CORTéS, Hernán  (1485-1547)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameHernán CORTéS
Gendermale
Relevance of this personSpanish soldier and explorer; subject of lantern slides 
Main period of activityN/A
Notes

His full name was Hernán Cortés de Monroy y Pizarro

 
ChronologyDateAgeEvent/activity
1485born atMedellin, Extremadura, Spain
2 December 1547~63died atCastilleja de la Cuesta, Andalusia, Spain
Slide images showing this person Portrait of Hernando Cortes -- slide 699 of <em>Spanish historical portraits and relics: and Spanish history as depicted by Spanish artists</em> (lecture: Newton & Co., 163 slides, n.d.) Hernando Cortes before Charles V -- slide 700 of <em>Spanish historical portraits and relics: and Spanish history as depicted by Spanish artists</em> (lecture: Newton & Co., 163 slides, n.d.) Hernando Cortes burning his ships -- slide 701 of <em>Spanish historical portraits and relics: and Spanish history as depicted by Spanish artists</em> (lecture: Newton & Co., 163 slides, n.d.)
Lucerna ID no. 6004262Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016