Hernando Cortes Timeline

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Birth

1485

Born in Medellin Spain

First Expedition

1511

First In Control Expedition

1519

First in control expedition was to Yucatan Mexico.

Battle Against Aztecs

1519

Battle against Aztecs

Expedition Challenge

1520

Challenged an expedition lead by Panfilo de Narvaez and captured Narvaez and his crew

Last Battle

1541

Last battle against Spanish Algiers

Death

1547

Died December 2, of pleurisy.