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Francisco Hernández

(1515—1587)


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(1515–1587),

Spanish physician who headed the first European scientific expedition to the Americas. Hernández traveled through New Spain (Mexico) between 1571 and 1577, following Philip II's orders to gather information ...

Subjects: World History.


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