Pedro Menéndez de Avilés

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Pedro Menéndez de Avilés
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Pedro Menéndez de Aviles
1st Govrenor o Florida
In office
Succeedit biDiego de Velasco
Personal details
Born15 Februar 1519(1519-02-15)
Avilés, Asturias, Spain
Dee'd17 September 1574(1574-09-17) (aged 55)
Santander, Cantabrie, Spain
ThriftAdmiral; 16t-century colonial govrenor o La Florida an Cuba, in New Spain
ReligionRoman Catholic

Pedro Menéndez de Avilés (Spaingie pronunciation: [ˈpeðɾo mẽˈnẽndeθ ðe aβiˈles]; 15 Februar 1519 – 17 September 1574) wis a Spaingie admiral an explorer frae the region o Asturias, Spain, that is remembered for plannin the first regular trans-oceanic convoys an for foondin St. Augustine, Florida, in 1565.