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Alonso de Ojeda

1466 - 1515

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Alonso de Ojeda (Spanish pronunciation: [aˈlonso ðe oˈxeða]; c. 1466 – c. 1515) was a Spanish explorer, governor and conquistador. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alonso de Ojeda has received more than 229,536 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Alonso de Ojeda is the 70th most popular explorer (down from 64th in 2019), the 243rd most popular biography from Spain (down from 211th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Spanish Explorer.

Alonso de Ojeda was a Spanish explorer and conquistador who led the first European expedition to explore the northern coast of South America. He was one of the four members of the expedition that explored the Gulf of Uraba in modern-day Colombia.

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Among explorers, Alonso de Ojeda ranks 70 out of 405Before him are Antonio Pigafetta, William Dampier, Lope de Aguirre, Hernando de Soto, Diego Columbus, and Diego Velázquez de Cuéllar. After him are Vicente Yáñez Pinzón, Davy Crockett, Willem Janszoon, Jules Dumont d'Urville, Calamity Jane, and Álvaro de Mendaña de Neira.

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Among people born in 1466, Alonso de Ojeda ranks 6Before him are Erasmus, Elizabeth of York, Moctezuma II, Andrea Doria, and Quentin Matsys. After him are Şehzade Ahmet, Francesco II Gonzaga, Marquess of Mantua, Giovanni Sforza, Ottaviano Petrucci, and Ashikaga Yoshitane. Among people deceased in 1515, Alonso de Ojeda ranks 5Before him are Louis XII of France, Afonso de Albuquerque, Meñli I Giray, and Aldus Manutius. After him are Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba, Bartholomew Columbus, Mariotto Albertinelli, Abraham Zacuto, Barbara of Brandenburg, Pietro Lombardo, and Barbara Zápolya.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Alonso de Ojeda ranks 243 out of 2,932Before him are Antoni Tàpies (1923), Joseph of Anchieta (1534), Francisco de Vitoria (1483), Maria Teresa Rafaela of Spain (1726), Juan Luis Vives (1492), and Diego Velázquez de Cuéllar (1465). After him are Vicente Yáñez Pinzón (1460), Sancho IV of Castile (1258), Maria Antonia Ferdinanda of Spain (1729), Postumus (250), Alfonso III of Aragon (1265), and Fernando Rey (1917).

Among EXPLORERS In Spain

Among explorers born in Spain, Alonso de Ojeda ranks 11Before him are Francisco de Orellana (1511), Juan Ponce de León (1460), Diego de Almagro (1475), Lope de Aguirre (1518), Hernando de Soto (1500), and Diego Velázquez de Cuéllar (1465). After him are Vicente Yáñez Pinzón (1460), Álvaro de Mendaña de Neira (1542), Benjamin of Tudela (1130), Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca (1488), Juan Díaz de Solís (1470), and Gonzalo Pizarro (1510).