Name

Gaspar Corte-Real

Career

Explorer/Cartographer

Region

NA/North America

Era

Europe's Reconnaissance (1351-1640)

Born

1450

Died

1501

Text

Azores-born Portuguese courtier and explorer in employ of Portugal, traveling coast of North America in 1501. Lost at sea.

Related Events

1501 - Gaspar Corte-Real Voyage to Newfoundland,

Related Source

European Discovery of America: The Northern Voyages, A.D. 500-1600

Record ID: 761