This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cervantez research. Another 107 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1100, 1547, 1571, 1575, 1605, 1615, and 1616 are included under the topic Early Cervantez History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Cervantes, de Cervantes, Cervántez and many more.
Early Notables of the Cervantez family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the family was sixteenth century writer and historian Francisco Cervantes de Salazar, who taught at universities both in Spain and in Mexico. Of course the best known family member was Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (1547-1616), illustrious author of "Don Quijote de la Mancha", Spain's most famous novel. Born in Alcalá de Henares, near Madrid, he was the son of Rodrigo de Cervantes and Leonor de Cortinas, both of noble lineage. He fought for Spain at the great naval battle of Lepanto in 1571, during which he... Another 90 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cervantez Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)