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Núñez de Balboa, Vasco (1475–1519)

Edited by Dinah Birch

in The Oxford Companion to English Literature

Seventh edition

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780192806871
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191735066
Núñez de Balboa, Vasco (1475–1519)

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He joined an expedition from the Caribbean island of Hispaniola to mainland Central America as a stowaway in 1510, and founded at Darién (Panama) the first permanent European settlement in the Americas. In ...

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