|Birth Day||October 1, 1542|
|Age||477 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Oct 18, 1595 (age 53)|
Spanish navigator who led two voyages into the Pacific to seek out Terra Australis Incognita: the unknown land of the south.
Tales of rich lands from the Incas inspired him to seek out the new lands in the Pacific.
He did not find the continent he was searching for, but he did chart several new islands whose natives offered body parts as gifts.
His uncle Lope García de Castro was the viceroy of Peru.