He was born on March 9, 1454, Florence, Italy. He died on February 22, 1512, Seville, Spain because of malaria. He was married to Maria Cerezo. His Siblings were Antonio Vespucci, Gerolamo Vespucci, Agnoletta Vespucci,Bernardo Vespucci. A book that he wrote was called The letter of Amerigo Vespucci describing his four voyages to the new world, from 1497-1504. His Parents were Lisabetta Mini Vespucci, Nastagio Vespucci. His Occupation was Explorer and Navigator. He was nicknamed the "Pickle Dealer". He was also named America’s namesake. He had a very good education. He was taught physics, geometry and astronomy.
Amerigo's Achievements and Discoveries
He had America is named after him. He discovered present-day Rio de Janeiro and Rio de la Plata on a continent he called South America. He also theorized that America was a separate continent and not part of Asia which is true.
Amerigo's Impact on the world
Portraits of Amerigo Vespucci
Below this is a statue of Amerigo Vespucci and then another protrait
Then there is a map of Amerigo's Routes he traveled
Website links: 1.http://www.elizabethan-era.org.uk/amerigo-vespucci.htmhttp://ict-bvg.wikispaces.com/file/view/Vespucci_Map_1.jpg/71065629/Vespucci_Map_1.jpg