Amerigo Vespucci died

Happened: 1512-02-22


Not long after his return to Spain, Vespucci became a Spanish citizen. On March 22, 1508 he was made the pilot major of Spain by Ferdinand II of Aragon in honor of his discoveries. Vespucci also ran a school for navigators in the Spanish House of Trade, based in Seville.

He died on February 22, 1512 at his home in Seville, Spain.


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NameDate of BirthDate of DeathShort Biography
Amerigo Vespucci 14541512an Italian explorer, financier, navigator and cartographer