|Birth Day||December 2, 1485|
|Birth Place||Medellin, Spain|
|Age||534 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Dec 2, 1547 (age 62)|
Famed Spanish Conquistador who led an expedition that decimated the Aztec Empire. He was not awarded the title of viceroy as he had hoped, but was named Marques del Valle de Oaxoaca.
He was married to Dona Marina and he and Dona had a son named Martin Cortes, who was considered The First Mestizo.
Like Christopher Columbus, he died a wealthy but embittered man.