Francisco Hernández de Córdoba

(d. 1526)

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(d. 1526),

Spanish conquistador sometimes confused with his namesake the navigator. He was sent in 1523 by Pedrarias Dávila to Nicaragua and what is now Costa Rica. He discovered the ...

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).

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