Balboa discovering the Pacific Ocean
Coat-of-Arms of Columbus, the explorer.
Fernando Cortez, conqueror of Mexico
Embarkation of Christopher Columbus at Palos.
Vasco de Gama, who in 1498, rounded the Cape of Good Hope and sailed to Calicut, on the coast of Malabar.
Ponce de Leon, Spanish soldier, governor of Porto Rico, and explorer.
Amerigo Vespucci. Born 1451; died 1512.