Pedro Fernández de Quirós (1565-1615) was a Portuguese navigator and explorer who sailed for Spain.
He took over the Solomon Island expedition of Alvaro de Mendana in 1595 (after Mendana died)
<ul><li>and later discovered and started a Spanish settlement on the South Pacific island of  Vanuatu .  </li></ul>
Quirós settled on the Island of Vanuatu in 1606.
Por: Adriana Hillmann <ul><li>Quirós died near Panamá on a 1614 trip to Perú. </li></ul>
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Pedro F. De QuiróS - Adriana

  1. 1. Pedro Fernández de Quirós (1565-1615) was a Portuguese navigator and explorer who sailed for Spain.
  2. 2. He took over the Solomon Island expedition of Alvaro de Mendana in 1595 (after Mendana died)
  3. 3. <ul><li>and later discovered and started a Spanish settlement on the South Pacific island of Vanuatu . </li></ul>
  4. 4. Quirós settled on the Island of Vanuatu in 1606.
  5. 5. Por: Adriana Hillmann <ul><li>Quirós died near Panamá on a 1614 trip to Perú. </li></ul>
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