Hernan Cortes

The Spanish Conquestador


studied Latin for 4 years and study law at 14 and soon after that he left for the aztecs. he was a christian borin in a farming famaily


he conquered 10 of thousands of Aztecs with only 600 soldiers.

Charles V appointed him Governor and captain general. he rebuilt the Spanish city and the Aztecs temples.

Impact on today

Spain could of not been rebuilt, and the Aztecs could of grown into a big empire. and he now has a memorial in Spain to honer what he did for Spain.

intresting facts

Had small wheat fields and his father didn't want him to leave spain. His father once said do not praise on what you do but to.

Works Cited

Explorers of the Millennium. Sherwood County, 5 Oct. 2001. Web. 10 Mar. 2014. <http://library.thinkquest.org/4034/index.html>.

Flowers, Charles. in world history. Berkeley Heights, Nj: Library in Context, 2001. Print. Vol. 1 of Cortes. 1 vols. the aztec empire 1.

"Henan Cortes." Encyclopedia of World Biography. Detroit: Gale, 1998. N. pag. Biography in Context. Web. 10 Mar. 2014. <http://ic.galegroup.com/ic/bic1/ReferenceDetailsPage/ReferenceDetailsWindow?failOverType=&query=&windowstate=normal&contentModules=&mode=view&displayGroupName=Reference&limiter=&u=libe79362&currPage=&disableHighlighting=true&displayGroups=&sortBy=&source=&search_within_results=&p=BIC1&action=e&catId=GALE%7CAAA000034549&activityType=&scanId=&documentId=GALE%7CK1631001553>.