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Hernán cortés de monroy y pizarro, 1st marquis of the valley of oaxaca (1485 – 1547) was a spanish conquistador, who led an biographical information. Discover librarian-selected research resources on hernan cortes from the questia online central american history » central american exploration » hernan cortes legends of the plumed serpent: biography of a mexican god by neil. Hernán cortés was a spanish conquistador and the man who won mexico for spain learn about his expeditions on biographycom.
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