Hernando Cortes By: Joban Sidhu

This is Hernando cortes

Birth and Death

He was born on December 2, 1485, in Crown of Castile and he died on December 2, 1547, in Castilleja de la Cuesta, Spain.

Country and City

He was born in Medellin and lived there for a bit then he Mexico

Notable life events

Defeated Aztec people and brought Mexico under Spanish rule. Took over Aztec's capital city

Importance to society

Hernando Cortes strategically defeated the Aztec empire, one of the most powerful and brutal indigenous groups in Mexico.

Renaissance man

He was a renaissance man because of money.

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