Juan Ponce de León

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Marquess
Juan Ponce de León
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1st, 3rd & 7t Govrenor o Puerto Rico
In office
1508–1509
Precedit bi Office established
Succeedit bi Juan Cerón
In office
1510–1511
Precedit bi Juan Cerón
Succeedit bi Juan Cerón
In office
1515–1519
Precedit bi Cristóbal de Mendoza
Succeedit bi Sánchez Velázquez / Antonio de la Gama
Personal details
Born 1474
Santervás de Campos, Castile
Dee'd July 1521 (aged c. 47)
Havana, Cuba
Naitionality Castilian, later Spaingie
Spoose(s) Leonor Ponce de León
Relations Juana Ponce de León (dauchter)
Juan Ponce de León II (grandson)
Juan Ponce de León y Loayza (great-grandson)
Profession Explorer
Religion Roman Catholicism
Signatur

Juan Ponce de León[1] (Spaingie pronunciation: [ˈxwan ˈponθe ðe leˈon]; 1474 – Julie 1521)[2] wis a Spaingie explorer an conquistador.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Robert Greenberger (3 December 2005). Juan Ponce de Leon: The Exploration of Florida and the Search for the Fountain of Youth. The Rosen Publishing Group. p. 18. ISBN 978-0-8239-3627-4. 
  2. Morison, Samuel Eliot (1974). The European Discovery of America: the Southern voyages A.D. 1492-1616. Oxford University Press. pp. 502, 515.