Alvarado, Pedro de (1495 - 1541), a Spanish soldier and explorer of Central America.
The depth and range of Baron Friedrich Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt's investigations caused Ralph Waldo Emerson to call him "a universal man." Learn more about von Humboldt's explorations. See more »
Almagro, Diego de (1475 - 1538), a Spanish soldier and explorer. During 1524 - 33, Almagro helped Francisco Pinzarro overthrow the Inca empire of Peru. See more »
Orellana Francisco de (1511 - 1546), a Spanish soldier and explorer. Orellana was the first European to explore the course of the Amazon River. See more »
Bingham, Hiram (1875 - 1956), a United States explorer and political leader. He was born in Honolulu, the son of a missionary. See more »
Alvarado, Pedro de (1495 - 1541), a Spanish soldier and explorer of Central America. See more »
Balboa, Vasco Núñez de (1475 - 1517), a Spanish explorer. He was the first European to discover that a great ocean, the Pacific, lay west of the Americas. See more »