Alonso Sentence Examples
In the same year Alonso de Ojeda, accompanied by Juan de la Cosa, from whose maps we learn much of the discoveries of the 16th century navigators, and by a Florentine named Amerigo Vespucci, touched the coast of South America somewhere near Surinam, following the shore as far as the Gulf of Maracaibo.
In 1508 Alonso de Ojeda obtained the government of the coast of South America from Cabo de la Vela to the Gulf of Darien; Ojeda landed at Cartagena in 1510, and sustained a defeat from the natives, in which his lieutenant, Juan de la Cosa, was killed.
In 1899 the Bolivian government established a custom-house at Puerto Alonso, on the Acre river, for the collection of export duties on rubber, which precipitated a conflict with the Brazilian settlers and finally brought about a boundary dispute between the two republics.
Various disorders followed until Brazil decided to occupy Puerto Alonso with a military force.
Maracaibo was founded in 1571 by Alonso Pacheco, who gave it the name Nueva Zamora.Advertisement
In 1896 Dr Severo Alonso became president, and during his tenure of office diplomatic relations were resumed with Great Britain, Senor Aramayo being sent to London as minister plenipotentiary in July 1897.
Dr Severo Alonso took refuge in Chilean territory; and Colonel Pando formed a provisional government.
Alonso de Ojeda touched at several points in 1499 and 1501; and Columbus himself visited Veragua, Portobello, and other places in his last voyage in 1502.
The Isthmus of Panama was probably visited by Alonso de Ojeda in 1499.
In 1510 Martin Fernandez de Enciso, following Alonso de Ojeda to the New World, took the survivors of Ojeda's colony of Nueva Andalucia (near the present Cartagena and east of Panama) and founded on the Tuira river the colony of Santa Maria la Antigua del Darien (commonly called Darien).Advertisement
Schumacher has already effectively conceded defeat saying that he doesn't want to go to Brazil effectively pinning his hopes on an Alonso retirement.
Fernando Alonso totally dominated the first half of the season.
The two drivers staged a thrilling duel for second place Aug. 27 in Turkey where Alonso beat Schumacher by just a few feet.
Alonso was absolutely supreme in the first corner, as was Kimi RÃikkÃ¶nen.
Just a couple of months ago Alonso's Championship lead looked virtually unassailable.Advertisement
It is possible that the mouth of the Mississippi was discovered in 1519 by Alonso Alvarez de Pineda, but this interpretation of his vague manuscript remains conjectural; and that it was discovered by the expedition of Panfilo de Narvaez cannot be established.
Just a couple of months ago Alonso 's Championship lead looked virtually unassailable.