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Vasco Nuñez de Balboa

Explorer (1475 — 12-Jan-1519)


Charles L. G. Anderson. Life and Letters of Vasco Núñez de Balboa. Fleming H. Revell Company. 1941. 368pp.

Omar V. Garrison. Balboa: Conquistador: The Soul-Odyssey of Vasco Núñez, Discoverer of the Pacific. Lyle Stuart. 1971. 256pp.

Iris Noble. The Honor of Balboa. J. Messner. 1970. 189pp.

Kathleen Romoli. Balboa of Darién: Discoverer of the Pacific. Doubleday. 1953. 431pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Random House Dictionary of World Biography (p.32)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.94)

  8. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.36)

  9. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.74)

  10. Legends in Their Own Time (p.15)

  11. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.161)

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