Giovanni Da Verrazano

The Explorer

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significant event

he discovered the majority of the eastern coast of america founding VIrgina and the Delaware capes new jersey,new york bay and rhode island

Biography

he explored most of the eastern coast and he was funded by king francis and he made landfall near cape fear. he also discovered new york harbor where they named a bridge after him. he then returned to europe and then made two more voyages to the americas. then being eaten by natives in 1528