Italian explorer, Financier, Navigator, and Cartoagrapher
When Amerigo Vespucci was in his 20's he went to start to work for his uncle Guido Antonio Vespucci to start one of the many jobs to come. One of his jobs was a mission to Paris. After this mission to Paris, Vespucci wanted to more missions/trips. Vespucci became a naturalized citizen of Spain in 1505. When he moved he started to help make ships and help people get started with their voyages.
Amerigo Vespucci was very important to us now because the Americas was named after Amerigo Vespucci. He told everyone that he found a new continent. The world was also listening to hear who would would win, Christopher Columbus or Amerigo Vespucci, to who would find the new world first.In his lifetime Vespucci had to make new map or the new found lands.Amerigo Vespucci Died on February 22, 1512 of malaria