Amerigo Vespucci

Events

birth

1454

born in Florence Italy 1454 march ninth

letter to father

1476

he sent a letter to his own father before his father died

travels to spain

1492

Amerigo traveled to Spain to help Columbus prepair for his journey

new world

1499

Vesspucci traveled to the new world

guesses size of world

1501

he started to think that the world was much bigger than it was thought to be

became chief navigator

1508

vesspucci had become the cheif navegator

death

1512

Amerigo died on a faitful day in the year 1512

coin

2012

In 2012 a silver coin was minted in memorial of Amerigo Vespucci and his travels.