Francisco Hernández de Córdoba

1475 - 1526

Francisco Hernández de Córdoba

There were two Spanish conquistadores at the start of the 16th-century named Francisco Hernández de Córdoba. The one described here founded Nicaragua. The other led a 1517 expedition which provided the first European accounts of the Yucatán Peninsula: see Francisco Hernández de Córdoba (Yucatán conquistador). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Francisco Hernández de Córdoba has received more than 4,037 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 722nd most popular military personnel.

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Among military personnels, Francisco Hernández de Córdoba ranks 725 out of 1,194Before him are Albert Leo Schlageter, Alexander Marinesko, Adrian Carton de Wiart, Lala Şahin Pasha, Hermann Breith, and Khalil al-Wazir. After him are Jarosław Dąbrowski, François Étienne de Kellermann, Otto von Lossow, Friedrich Hossbach, Karel Doorman, and Alexander Haig.

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Among people born in 1475, Francisco Hernández de Córdoba ranks 12Before him are Diego de Almagro, Beatrice d'Este, Bernardino Luini, Sebastiano Serlio, Afonso, Prince of Portugal, and Luis Ramírez de Lucena. After him are Edward Plantagenet, 17th Earl of Warwick, Maximus the Greek, and Jan Mostaert. Among people deceased in 1526, Francisco Hernández de Córdoba ranks 10Before him are Isabella of Austria, Giovanni dalle Bande Nere, Emperor Go-Kashiwabara, Scipione del Ferro, Ibrahim Lodi, and Rodrigo de Triana. After him are Shō Shin and Elisabetta Gonzaga.

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In Nicaragua

Among people born in Nicaragua, Francisco Hernández de Córdoba ranks 8 out of 22Before him are Anastasio Somoza Debayle (1925), Rubén Darío (1867), Augusto César Sandino (1895), Anastasio Somoza García (1896), Violeta Chamorro (1929), and Ernesto Cardenal (1925). After him are Enrique Bolaños (1928), Barbara Carrera (1945), Luis Somoza Debayle (1922), Miguel Obando y Bravo (null), Arnoldo Alemán (1946), and José Santos Zelaya (1853).


Among military personnels born in Nicaragua, Francisco Hernández de Córdoba ranks 1

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