Amerigo Vespucci

The Italian explorer and navigator, America owes its discovery to none other than Amerigo Vespucci. America derives its name from him. Take a voyage yourself, as you flip through the page of Amerigo's history and life.
Biography of Amerigo Vespucci
Amerigo Vespucci was born in the Republic of Florence, now Italy, on March 9, 1451. He was an explorer and cartographer and is responsible for the name 'America' given to the continent. It is in fact a feminine Latin version of...