Amerigo Vespucci sailed for a man named King Manuel 1. He sailed for the country of Portugal. The man who funded all the voyages he went on was King Manuel 1
Amerigo Vespucci died one month before turning 58 years old. He died on February 22,1512. He died from Malaria.
Amerigo Vespucci discovered the current country of The United States of America. America was named after Amerigo but back then they named countries the feminine version of the person that found the country. Amerigo also helped get supplies for Christopher Columbus.
Mini Bio: Amerigo Vespucci