Juan Ponce

De Leon

Juan Ponce De Leon is from Santervas De Campos, Spain

Juan Ponce De Leon sailed for Spain and sailed in 1460-1521 and 1493 with Christopher Columbus

Puerto Rico, mainland of North America, dubbed “Florida”


led a European expedition, brought him to the southeast coast, become the first governor of Puerto Rico


He was kind


to find gold and conquered islands


money and gold


he sailed with christopher columbus and also established the oldest European settlement in Puerto Rico and discovered the Gulf Stream

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