Diego Velázquez de Cuéllar

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Unknown Artist
published on 11 July 2022

A 1728 illustration of Diego Velázquez de Cuéllar (1465-1524) was a Spanish conquistador who conquered Cuba in 1511, became the island’s governor for the next decade, and sponsored the expedition of Hernán Cortés (1485-1547) which conquered the Aztecs in Mexico. (John Carter Brown Library, Providence, Rhode island)

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Artist, U. (2022, July 11). Diego Velázquez de Cuéllar. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/16141/diego-velazquez-de-cuellar/

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Artist, Unknown. "Diego Velázquez de Cuéllar." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 11, 2022. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/16141/diego-velazquez-de-cuellar/.

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Artist, Unknown. "Diego Velázquez de Cuéllar." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 11 Jul 2022. Web. 30 Sep 2022.

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