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Vizcaíno, Sebastián, 1550?-1628?

LC control no.n 79093859
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Personal name headingVizcaíno, Sebastián, 1550?-1628?
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Variant(s)Vizcayno, Sebastián, 1550?-1628?
Vizcaíno, Sebastián, 1550?-1615
Associated countryJapan
Associated placeCalifornia California, Gulf of (Mexico)
Birth date1548
Death date1628
Place of birthExtremadura (Spain)
Place of deathMexico City (Mexico)
Profession or occupationSoldiers Explorers Diplomats Surveyors
Found inCarrasco y Guisasola, F. Documentos referentes al reconocimiento de las costas de las Californias, 1882.
Vizcaíno, Sebastián. [Representation, dated December 28, 1626, in regard to the discovery and colonization of California], 1884: page 2 (signed and dated December 28, 1626 by Sebastián Vizcáino)
Columbia encyclopedia, 5th edition, 1993: page 2901 (Sebastián Vizcaíno, c. 1550-c.1628; Spanish explorer and merchant; sailed in 1602 to explore the California coast)
Mathes, W. Michael. Vizcaíno and Spanish expansion in the Pacific Ocean, 1580-1630, 1968: page 162 (Sebastián Vizcaíno died in Mexico at the age of eighty)
Wikipedia, December 23, 2014 (Sebastián Vizcaíno, 1548-1624, born in Extremadura, Spain; died in Mexico City; Spanish soldier, entrepreneur, explorer, diplomat; inherited the disputed concession for pearl fishing on the western shores of Gulf of California in 1593; explored the coast of California in 1602, naming several features such as San Diego Bay, Santa Barbara Channel Islands, Point Conception; surveyed the east coast of Japan in 1612)
Associated languagespa