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All About Amerigo

Amerigo Vespucci was a notoriously good self-promoter, with some of his writings receiving a lot of acclaim. Due to his notoriety, when German cartographer Martin Waldseemüler created the first map of the New World in 1507, a year after Columbus died, he named the entire area “America,” based on the feminine form of the Latin Americus.