BirthdayDecember 0, 1525

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Hans Staden

    Full name: Hans Staden
    Also known as: Hans Staden, Staden, Hans
    Professions: German conquistador

  2. Hans Staden Death information

    Died: Tuesday, 1st of January, 1579 (Age: 54)

  3. Hans Staden Biography

    Hans Staden (c. 1525 – c. 1579) was a German soldier and explorer who voyaged to South America in the middle of the sixteenth century, where he was captured by the Tupinamba people of Brazil. He managed to survive and return safe to Europe. In his widely read account describing his travel and captivity, he claimed that the native people that held him captive practiced cannibalism.

  4. Hans Staden Family

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