Amerigo Vespucci

By:Makenzy Davis

The Start Of Amerigos Life.

Amerigo Vespucci was born on March 9 in 1454.He was born in Florance,Italy.He was best know as the explorer after whom the Americans are named.Amerigo Vespucci is important because he was one of the early explorers of the New World and also because the continents of North and South America were named in honor.

What Vespucci Was Known For.

He was also known by the name of Americus Vespucci.Amerigo was well educated by his uncle, and became a buisnessman involved in trading goods.Vespucci was a skilled navigator.

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The End Of Amerigos LIfe.

Amerigo the end.

As a trader he was very interested in finding a quicker way to sail to Asia.He went to many places including,Venezuela and Brazil.After his explorations, Amerigo returned to Seville and became its master Navigator.He stayed in that job until he died on February 22,1512.