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Cabeza de Vaca

(Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca)

1490–1557
Civilization: Hispanic — Spain
   Field of Renown:  explorer — American Southwest
Era:  Exploration

Explorer who survived the ill-fated Narvaez expedition and captivity by Indians, then wrote of his adventures.

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Noble Who Became a Slave  in  The Men Who Found America  by  Frederick Winthrop Hutchinson