Giovanni Da Verrazzano
Italian discoverer who was the first European to explore and chart the Atlantic coastline from Newfoundland to as far south as North Carolina, including what is now kn...
Verrazano, Giovanni Da
Guadeloupe, West Indies
Italian explorer, first European to sight eastern North America
" . . . we reached a new country, which had never before ...
Giovanni da Verrazano
Born 1485, Tuscany, Italy Died 1528, Guadeloupe, West Indies
The name Verrazano is familiar to many in North America because of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, which spans from B...
The Italian navigator and explorer Giovanni da Verrazano (ca. 1485-ca. 1528) made a voyage to North America in 1524-1525, in the service of France, during which he explored and charted the Atlantic co...