Antonio de Alcedo

Antonio de Alcedo (1735–1812) was a Spanish soldier and scholar.

Born in a settlement near Quito (Ecuador), Alcedo was a military officer in the Spanish Army, and a notable historian and geographer. He is best known for his pioneering, five-volume work in American geography and history, ''The geographical and historical dictionary of America and the West Indies'' (''Diccionario geográfico-histórico de las Indias Occidentales''), published in Madrid between 1786 and 1789. Provided by Wikipedia
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