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Identify Estevanico of Azamor ?

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Asked by truth exposed, 23 Nov '12 05:00 pm
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Estevanico was born in Azamor, Morocco. When he was a teenager, during the drought of 1520-21, the Portuguese sold many Moroccans into slavery. Estevanico was sold to Andres de Dorantes, and the two joined an expedition to the lands of Florida.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 23 Nov '12 05:12 pm

 
  
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The first known person born in Africa to have arrived in the present-day continental United States.
Answered by Quest, 23 Nov '12 05:06 pm

 
  
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Estevanico, born in Morocco, was the first known person born in Africa to have arrived in the present-day continental United States. He is known by many different names, common are Esteban de Dorantes, Estebanico and Esteban the Moor.
Answered by rajan, 23 Nov '12 05:04 pm

 
  
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