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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 54. Chapters: 1474 births, 1474 deaths, 1474 disestablishments, 1474 establishments, 1474 in Europe, 1474 in law, Conflicts in 1474, Juan Diego, Isabella d'Este, Juan Ponce de León, Perkin Warbeck, Ludovico Ariosto, Gendun Drup,... Viac o knihe

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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 54. Chapters: 1474 births, 1474 deaths, 1474 disestablishments, 1474 establishments, 1474 in Europe, 1474 in law, Conflicts in 1474, Juan Diego, Isabella d'Este, Juan Ponce de León, Perkin Warbeck, Ludovico Ariosto, Gendun Drup, 1st Dalai Lama, Mariotto Albertinelli, Guillaume Dufay, Oruç Reis, Roman Catholic Diocese of Casale Monferrato, Ali Qushji, Jacob Berab, Cârta Monastery, Annobón Province, Cuthbert Tunstall, Henry IV of Castile, Angela Merici, Ginkaku-ji, Eric II, Duke of Pomerania, Wenceslaus I, Duke of Cieszyn, Giulia Farnese, Mahmud Pasha Angelovic, Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Stafford, Giovanni Francesco Rustici, Eleanor Percy, Duchess of Buckingham, Lady Catherine Gordon, George I, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau, Francesco Silvestri, Gomes Eanes de Zurara, Peter von Hagenbach, List of state leaders in 1474, Duke Frederick of Saxony, Al-Mutawakkil al-Mutahhar, Alain de Coëtivy, Vincenzo Capirola, Balakhna, Walter Frye, John Bourchier, 1st Baron Berners, Thihathura II of Ava, Giovanni Borgia, Bartolomeo degli Organi, Pietro Riario, Gregory II Bulgarian, Antoinette de Maignelais, Treaty of Utrecht, Nicolo Marcello, Erazm Ciolek, John Stanberry, Rukunuddin Barbak Shah, Benedetto Grazzini, Francesco Vettori, Robert Danby, William Canynge, Walter Blount, 1st Baron Mountjoy, Giacomo Pacchiarotti, Jehan de Waurin, Du Qiong, Jean de Créquy, Hans Bornemann, James III of Cyprus, Juan Pacheco, Choe Hang, Iacopo III Appiani, Battle of Héricourt, Jean Ruelle, Roland de Velville. Excerpt: Juan Ponce de León y Figueroa (Spanish pronunciation: ; 1474 - July 1521) was a Spanish explorer. He became the first Governor of Puerto Rico by appointment of the Spanish crown. He led the first European expedition to Florida, which he named. He is associated with the legend of the Fountain of Youth, reputed to be in Florida. Juan Ponce de León was born in the village of Santervás de Campos in the northern part of what is now the Spanish province of Valladolid. Although early historians placed his birth in 1460, more recent evidence shows he was likely born in 1474. His family genealogy is extremely confusing and poorly documented. There is no consensus on who his parents were but it seems that he was a member of a distinguished and influential noble family. His relatives included Rodrigo Ponce de León, the Marquess of Cádiz and a celebrated figure in the Moorish wars. Ponce de León was also related to another notable family, Núñez de Guzmán, and as a young man he served as squire to Pedro Núñez de Guzmán, Knight Commander of the Order of Calatrava. A big contemporary chronicler, Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo y Valdés, states that Ponce de León became an experienced soldier fighting in the Spanish campaigns that defeated the Moors in Granada and completed the re-conquest of Spain in 1492. Chief Agueybana greeting Juan Ponce de LeónWhen the war against the Emirate of Granada ended, there was no apparent need for his military services at home and like many of his contemporaries, Ponce de León looked abroad for his next opportunity. In September 1493, some 1200 sailors, colonists, and soldiers joined Christopher Columbus for his second voyage to the New World. Ponce de León was a member of this expedition, one of 200 "gentleman volunteers." The fleet reached the Caribbean in November 1493, and visited several islands before arriving at their primary destination in Hispaniola. In particular they anchored on the coast of ...

  • Vydavateľstvo: Books LLC, Reference Series
  • Rok vydania: 2011
  • Formát: Paperback
  • Rozmer: 246 x 189 mm
  • Jazyk: Anglický jazyk
  • ISBN: 9781157579090

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