Juan Ponce De Leon

By: Seth Means

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Born- 1460 in Spain

Died- 1521 in Cuba

Occupation- Explorer


Born in Spain in 1460, Spanish conquistador Juan Ponce de León led a European expedition for gold, which eventually brought him to the southeast coast of what would become the United States. He gave Florida its name and went on to become the first governor of Puerto Rico.