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Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca

1488 - 1559

Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca

Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈalβaɾ ˈnũɲeθ kaˈβeθa ðe ˈβaka] (listen); Jerez de la Frontera, c. 1488/1490/1492 – Seville, c. 1557/1558/1559/1560) was a Spanish explorer of the New World, and one of four survivors of the 1527 Narváez expedition. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca has received more than 1,081,660 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 69th most popular explorer.

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  • 30

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Among EXPLORERS

Among explorers, Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca ranks 69 out of 367Before him are Jules Dumont d'Urville, James Clark Ross, Giovanni Battista Belzoni, Hugh Glass, William Dampier, and Richard E. Byrd. After him are Nikolay Przhevalsky, Alonso de Ojeda, Sacagawea, Vicente Yáñez Pinzón, Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza, and Sebastian Cabot.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1488, Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca ranks 5Before him are Titian, Jungjong of Joseon, Ulrich von Hutten, and Germaine of Foix. After him are Bartolommeo Bandinelli, Sebastian Münster, Lütfi Pasha, Joseph Karo, Ferdinand Columbus, Charles II, Duke of Savoy, and Johannes Magnus. Among people deceased in 1559, Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca ranks 7Before him are Henry II of France, Pope Paul IV, Christian II of Denmark, Christian III of Denmark, Isabella Jagiellon, and Beyhan Sultan. After him are Ercole II d'Este, Duke of Ferrara, Michele Sanmicheli, Frances Grey, Duchess of Suffolk, Robert Estienne, Benvenuto Tisi, and Realdo Colombo.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca ranks 244 out of 1,895Before him are Francis, Duke of Cádiz (1822), Juan Luis Vives (1492), Francisco Suárez (1548), Rafael Nadal (1986), Eleanor of Aragon, Queen of Portugal (1402), and Joan Enric Vives Sicília (1949). After him are Iker Casillas (1981), Ibn al-Baitar (1197), Alonso de Ojeda (1466), Sancho II of Castile and León (1036), Jordi Savall (1941), and Yolande of Aragon (1384).

Among EXPLORERS In Spain

Among explorers born in Spain, Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca ranks 10Before him are Juan Ponce de León (1460), Vasco Núñez de Balboa (1475), Francisco de Orellana (1511), Diego de Almagro (1475), Hernando de Soto (1500), and Diego Velázquez de Cuéllar (1465). After him are Alonso de Ojeda (1466), Vicente Yáñez Pinzón (1460), Benjamin of Tudela (1130), Lope de Aguirre (1518), Juan Díaz de Solís (1470), and Gonzalo Pizarro (1510).

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