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Marco Polo Italy, traveling the silk road and to Asia, wrote a book on his travels, yes
Bartholomeu Dias Portugal, first to round tip of Africa, new route to Asia, kind of
Christopher Colomubus Spain, discovering North America, kind of
Vasco Da Gama Portugal, found route and trade post in India, kind of
Amerigo Vespucci Spain, found new world, named America b/c of him, yes
John Cabot England, claimed land in Canada, kind of
Vasco Nunez de Balboa Hispaniola, created settlement in South America, discovered the Pacific Ocean, yes
Juan Ponce de Leon Spain, found Florida, governor of Puerto Rico, yes
Ferdinad Magellan Europe, found Magellan's strait, proved the world was round, Magellan penguin, and Dwarf galaxy, yes (after his death)
Hernan Cortez Spain, took over Aztec Empire and some of Mexico, conquered lots of land, yes
Francisco Pizarro Spain, conquered Peru, established Lima, killed Atahualpa, yes
Jacques Cartier France, claimed Canada, explored St. Lawrence river, yes
Hernando de Soto Spain, explored America, South America, and Peru, discovered and traveled across the Mississippi river, yes
Francisco Coronado Mexico, discovered Grand Canyon and other landmarks, kind of (not with their original intent)
Sir Francis Drake England, circumnavigated the globe, defeated the Spanish Armada, most renowned seaman of an era, yes
Samuel de Champlain France, establishing and governing the settlements of New France and Quebec, yes
Henry Hudson England, discovered the Hudson bay, river, and bridge, found New Amsterdam, yes
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