Hernando Cortez

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Noun1.Hernando Cortez - Spanish conquistador who defeated the Aztecs and conquered Mexico (1485-1547)Hernando Cortez - Spanish conquistador who defeated the Aztecs and conquered Mexico (1485-1547)
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History recorded that when Hernando Cortez, a Spaniard, defeated Emperor Montezuma in the year 1519, they only found large quantities of cacao instead of precious metals.
But union organizing became his calling and, with Hernando Cortez (also a Bantayog honoree), he plunged head on in creating a Mindanao-wide workers' organization.
The conquistador, Hernando Cortez, was laying siege to the Aztec capital, Tenochtitlan.
The highlight of what proved a somewhat inconclusive foray is The Secret Life of Hernando Cortez, 1968, a fifty-eight-minute feature that stars Warhol staples Taylor Mead and Ultra Violet.
That summer Chamberlain scandalized city leaders by screening his camp film, "The Secret Life of Hernando Cortez," with scantily dressed Warhol favorites Taylor Mead as Cortez and Ultra Violet as a courtesan.
When Hernando Cortez, a Spanish explorer, found the Aztec Indians of America using cocoa beans to prepare a royal drink.
Led by former Paul Taylor Dance Company dancer Hernando Cortez, Verb is a close-knit nine-member contemporary dance ensemble with a strong personality--Cortez's.
The Spanish explorer Hernando Cortez believed chocolate "builds up resistance and fights fatigue".
It was Hernando Cortez's motto, with which he conquered an empire of millions with just a handful of soldiers.
Around 1519, Hernando Cortez, a Spanish explorer, was witness to some ceremonies at the court of the Aztec ruler Montezuma.
Ever since Hernando Cortez and a handful of warriors landed on the shores of Mexico, there have been two ways of looking at the ruthless conquest that followed.
Instead cocoa was first taken notice of in 1519 when the Spanish explorer Hernando Cortez visited the court of Emperor Montezuma of Mexico, who is reputed to have drunk nothing but chocolate flavoured with vanilla and spices.