Hernando Cortes Facts

Explorer Hernando Cortes
Hernando Cortes
Hernando Cortes (also spelled Hernan Cortes) was a famous Spanish explorer and Conquistador. He is most famous for causing the fall of the Aztec Empire and conquering large areas of Mexico for Spain in the 16th century. On this page is a list of interesting facts about Hernando Cortes including how he conquered Mexico, where he fought the indigenous tribes of Mexico, and when he died. This information is written for both kids and adults.

Hernando Cortes Early Years Facts

Facts about Hernando Cortes's Conquest of Mexico

Facts about Hernando Cortes's Final Years and Death