Vasco Nunez de Balboa

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Vasco Nunez de Balboa (1475-1519)
Spanish explorer known for being the first European to see the Pacific Ocean; he claimed it for Spain. In spite of his successes, Balboa came to an untimely end when he was unjustly beheaded after a political dispute.