The History of Vasco Nunez De Balboa

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This document gives us the history of Vasco Nunez De Balboa. when and where he was born and his achievements.

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1Running head: THE HISTORY OF VASCO NUNEZ DE BALBOAThe History of Vasco Nunez De BalboaStudents NameInstitution AffiliationThe History of Vasco Nunez De BalboaVasco Nunez was a Spanish explorer, governor, and conquistador. He was the founder ofthe first permanent European settlement which was known as Santa Maria la Antigua del Darien.Vasco Nunez was born in 1475 at Jarez de Los Caballeros, Badajoz in Spain. He died in 1519 inAcla, Panama (earlier known as the Santa Maria la Antigua del Darien). Vasco as an explorerleads the first European expedition to the Pacific Ocean.In 1500, Balboa joined an expedition to South America and in 1505 he settled on theisland of Hispaniola, where he started his new life as a farmer his business was not successful,and he faced severe debts. His debtors prevented him from moving out of Hispaniola; this forcedhim to hide on a ship which

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