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Vasco Nunez de Balboa

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leopoldo rodriguez

on 30 April 2010

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Vasco Nunez de Balboa Vasco Nunez de Balboa was a Spanish conqueror
that was born in Jerez de los Cabelleros, Spain in 1475. Vasco Nunez de Balboa
sailed for Spain for the
first time during 1509.

Vasco served in the house hold
of a rich nobleman in Moguer, a
port on Spains southwest coast. In 1511, the Indians told Balboa
of a land called Tubanama, this was
good information to Balboa because
his goal was to colonize more land for
Spain. Before the news of his expedition
reached Spain Ferdinand appointed
Pedrarias Davila, to be the new governor. After hearing of Balboas Findings
he was told to serve under Pedrarias
as a governor of a new area on the
pacific coast of Panama.
Later the Spanish builed two ships
and Balboa explored along the gulf
of Panama he even considered an
expediton to conquer Peru.
This way Pedrarias grew increasingly
jeleaous of Balboa who was a powerful
figure. In the same year Balboa made an expedition.
Pedrarias falsely accused Balboa of treason
and had him arrested on his return. Pedrarias arranged a speedy trial and Balboa and four friends where sentenced to death. On
July, 12, 1519, Balboa and his friends Where sentenced to be headed in the Public Square of
Acla. Sadly he got headed but he was famous because
they found gold and pearls. He also was an active
governor in Darien. And lets not forget the land
he was conquering.
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