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Álvar Núñez CABEZA DE VACA

Spanish Álvar Núñez CABEZA DE VACA

Spanish explorer of the New World, one of four survivors of the 1527 Narváez expedition

Source :  Jacques CHANIS

Born: in 1488 in Jerez De La Frontera, Corona De Castilla, España
Died: on December 31, 1557 in Sevilla, España


Biography

Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca was born around 1490 into a hidalgo family, the son of Francisco de Vera and Teresa Cabeza de Vaca y de Zurita, in the town of Jerez de la frontera. Despite their status as minor nobility, the family had modest economic resources. In 16th-century documents, his name appeared as "Alvar Nuñez Cabeza de Vaca".

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- Category Explorer - 16th-18th century