Amerigo Vespucci


Find out more about the explorer that gave his name to the Americas.

Encyclopedia Entry: Amerigo Vespucci?
Get the basic facts with this entry from the Catholic Encyclopedia.

StudyWorld: Amerigo Vespucci
Short but fact-filled biography brings the Italian explorer to life.

An Account of Vespucci's First Voyage
This letter describing his first voyage was written by Vespucci himself.

Why America Was Named for Vespucci
Yes, it's the age-old question. This site explains it all for you.

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