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oct 19, 1519 - Vasco Nunez de Balboa

Description:

Country of origin- Spain

Country/person who financed voyage- Spain

Motivation- To explore the northern coast of modern day South America

Accomplishments- Helped establish the first stable European settlement in the mainland of South America 1519

Interesting fact- The currency in Panama is named after him

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Date:

oct 19, 1519
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~ 499 years ago
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