Salvador Fidalgo

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Birthday
6, 1756
Birthplace
Spain
Death Date
Sep 27, 1803 (47)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
6, 1756
Birthplace
Spain
Death Date
Sep 27, 1803 (47)

About

The leader of Spain's exploration of Alaska and the Pacific Northwest.

Before Fame

He entered the navy while pursuing his studies, and after graduation spent time in survey and combat missions.

Trivia

His first expedition was to find out the extent of Russian and British encroachment in the Pacific Northwest.

Family Life

He was born into Spain's noble Navarrese family.

Associated With

He was one of the first explorers of Alaska, similarly to his American counterpart Wilds P. Richardson .